Chariot races were popular festival in Indian Sub-continent
during the Vedic era. The races still exist in Miniature from
in Bangladesh as Chariot festival. Ancient holy book Rig Veda
cited that the Gods used kaleidoscopic Chariot as their carrier
to war fields. To commemorate these holy war's Chariot festival
is observed by thousands of people in Various parts of Bangladesh,
Nepal and India. Just a way from the the out skirts of Dhaka,
'Joshomadhav's Chariot' at Dhamrai conducts the festival for
over 400 years.People of all ages including women, children
and senior Citizens visit Dhamrai at least once a year to
celebrate the ritual. 'Rathdekha Kola Becha'
(See Banana while seeing the
Chariot) is an old Bengali saying meant for more cautious people who
aim to earn easy money from the visitors. In simple words, the festival
could be defined as the 'Concert of the crowd'.