Hints: introduction, description, weather and nature, the season of vegetables, the season of action, advantages, disadvantages, conclusion.
The winter is one of the six seasons of Bangladesh. It is the season of fog, mists, and chill. The Bengali months of Paus and Magh comprise this season.
Winter comes with the morning dews which sparkle like pearls in the rays of the morning sun. Winter is the season of fog and mists. The sun rises late unveiling the mist. It comes with many seasonal flowers like jasmine, marigold, rose, and sunflower, which blooms with all their beauty, brightness and fragrance. The cool date juice is a pleasant drink in the season. Cakes made of newly harvested paddy and date molasses are really delicious. The winter comes with its biting cold wind. Nature looks dull and gloomy. By the touch of the icy winter, the leaves of the trees die out. In this season, days are short and nights are long. During nights and morning, the whole of nature remains covered with fog and mist. Sometimes, this fog is so dense the steamers and launches cannot ply through the rivers for fear of an accident. Dewdrops are there on the grass sparkle by the rays of the sun. winter also sets in with fresh green vegetables like ‘cabbages’, cauliflowers’, tomatoes’, beans’, gourds’, and so no. plum is also available in this season plenty which is the favourite fruit of the children.
Winter is the season for activities. Sports and games like ‘athletics, ‘badminton’s’ cricket’, volleyball’ are played in this season. Picnics, weddings, cultural functions, and fairs are held in this season. As there is no rain, this season is full of fun, thrill, and excitement. Winter comes after the harvesting. So, it is a period of abundance. All types of vegetables and fishes are available in this season. People make delicious native cakes. The general health of the people remains satisfactory as they get plenty of vegetables and fishes which have great food value. It is very pleasant to bask in the sun during winter morning afternoon. People sometimes shiver in the cold when the weather becomes chilly with the strong northern wind. There poor suffer greatly from want of warm clothes in our country. People in the villages remain busy in harvesting. They are busy in separating the corn from the stalks and the women in husking the paddy. This is a season of different festivals and marriages and other local functions held during this period.