Netrakona book fair gets momentum

18th February, 2019 10:20:09 printer

NETRAKONA: The Ekushey Book Fair of Netrakona district marking the month of Language Movement that started on February 16, in front of the Govt Public Library in the district town,  reports UNB.

This year, the fair saw brisk sale of books especially during the weekends.

Hundreds of booklovers interested in literature, arts and culture have been gathering at the fair every day, witnesses said.

Earlier on Saturday, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq formally inaugurated the fair at 07:30pm as chief guest while State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru was present there as special guest. M Maeyenul Islam, DC of Netrakona presided over the function where Mahmud Hasan, Divisional Commissioner of Mymensingh, Police Superintendent Jodev Chowdhury addressed the programme among others.