NALBARI, Sept 9 - The 72th traditional boat race competition was held at Ulabari Parghat in Pagaladia river of Nalbari district on the occasion of Sri Sri Krishna Janmastami. Six racing boats from different parts of Nalbari and Kamrup (rural) districts took part in the competition.
The boat Alif-laila of Adhiarpara village won the first prize while the boat Maa Sanehi of Bharaltola village got the second place in the competition. Thousands of people from various parts of the region enjoyed the boat racing event.
It may be mentioned here that the Ulabari boat race competition has been considered as a role model of communal harmony as most of the participants in the boat race belong to minority community.