A weeklong ‘Madhu Mela’ in remembrance of 192th birth anniversary of world-renowned poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta will begin at Sagardari in Keshabpur upazila of Jessore district on January 22. Different cultural groups in association with the district administration have organised the fair to mark the birth anniversary of the poet. The mela will be ended on January 29.
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Modhu Palli is the birth place of famous poet Michael Modhusudan Dutta (মাইকেল মধুসূদন দত্ত). He was born in 25 January 1824. Modhu Palli is situated on the bank of Kapataksha Nad. It is a focal attraction for tourists. A fair named Modhu Mela is held every year on the day of Modhusudan’s birthday. This occasion is being celebrated to pay tribute to the famous poet.
Shagordari is the place where Michael Modhusudan was born. In his Villa huge garden and small museum exists. There is work of sculpture on the gate of his house. The Kaoataskho River is close to his residence.
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