Introduction: Bangladesh is a favorite playground of nature decorated with six seasons
. These sis seasons have contributed much to add to the surpassing beauty of Bangladesh. They have made our land a treasure-trove of bounteous nature.
Nature: Bangladesh is called the darling child of nature. Nature seems to have adorned her lavishly by exhausting all the stocks of her beauties and bounties. Nowhere in the world are the six seasons so sharply felt as in Bangladesh.
Winter season: winter is one of the sharply felt six seasons of Bangladesh. It comprises the two Bengali months called Paush and Magh. It begins in the middle of November and lasts until the middle of February.
Description: winter is the coldest season of the year in our country. A cold wind blows from the north. It is very cold in the morning. The old people and the children make fire with straw and sit around it to make themselves warm till sunrise. City-dwellers linger to get up from bed in the winter morning. People put on warm clothes in winter. There is dense fog everywhere in the winter morning. Everything looks hazy. Things at distant places can hardly be seen. Dew drops fall on grass and leaves of trees at night. They glitter in the morning sun and present a very charming view. The sun rises late through the fog. Nature looks dead and gloomy. The days are shorter and the nights are longer in winter.
Advantage: winter has many advantages. The sky is clear. The sun gives mild heat. The night is bright and beautiful. It is the harvesting season of the farmers. There is a supply of fish, fruits, and vegetables in this season. The prices of these things are also cheaper. It is a season of date-juice. Delicious foods
are prepared with date-juice. Children feel much delighted in taking food like Muri, Chira, Gur, and cakes. Basking in the morning sun is enjoyable to all. Food is tasty and easy to digest. Different festivals and functions are held in this season. The Hindus observe their festivals of the ‘Paush carbon’ and the ‘Saraswati Puja’ in winter. The village people often arrange Jatra, Jarnigan, Kabigan, stage drama and fairs for amusement in this season. Winter is also the season of various outdoor games and sports Cricket, tennis. Badminton, football and many other outdoor games are played during the season.
Disadvantages: there is nothing on earth which is an unmixed blessing. Winter is not an exception. It has also certain disadvantages. The poor suffer from cold at night and in the morning. They cannot buy warm clothes. They shiver with cold and make a fire in the morning to make themselves warm. They welcome the sun-rise heartily. Old men suffer from a cough and cold. Sometimes people are attacked with skin diseases in this season.
Conclusion: though winter is a cold season, it is largely enjoyable in Bangladesh. People keep good health. They enjoy sound sleep during long hours of the night. The climate is moderate and much enjoyable. Winter is followed by spring, – a much looked for a season of the people.