In Shilaidaha, Kushtia, a beautiful five-storey house has been made of wood near the house where the memory of world poet Rabindranath Tagore is entangled. The whole structure of the house is made of wood. There is a restaurant on the ground floor of a 5 storey house. There are various items made in small and cottage industries. There are different colors of alpana on the floor and walls. The house is decorated like a picture with colorful posters and festoons.
The number of people coming to see the house is increasing day by day. The house, built on the initiative of a local man named Abdur Rashid Joardar, caught the eye of the visitors. Since Rabindra is next to the house, many visitors are flocking to see the house every day.
At first glance, the eco-friendly 35-foot-tall house, built in the 12th century, would seem unbelievable to many. There is no way to understand from the outside, there is extraordinary artwork inside. It contains various patterns that carry the history and heritage of Bengal. Biographies of eminent people including Bengali folk culture, language movement, history of the great war of independence have been highlighted.
The house was built in 2017 with mahogany, kerosene, shawl and palm wood. 80 percent of the work of the house has already been completed at a cost of Tk 50 lakh. Abdur Rashid Joardar, the owner of the house, said, “It takes another 40-50 lakh rupees to make the house look like it is.”