Country's largest TV reality show ‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’ has begun for the fourth time with the promise of spreading Bengali language to a wider scale. Every year this competition is organized by Ispahani Mirzapore, the country's most popular tea brand, to spread the practice of proper use of Bengali language to the new generation with the slogan ‘Banglay Jago Bhorpur’. This year it is going to be organized in a larger scale.
The length of each episode, the size of studio is getting bigger this year and new games and challenges will be added. This year for the first time it is expected that the number of total registrations will surpass hundred thousand and also it is notable that there were about 85,000 registrations in Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid 2019, which made Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid the largest TV reality show in this country in terms of registration.Ispahani Mirzapore organizes this competition to promote the practice and use of correct Bengali language, spelling and its grammar to the new generation of this country. Already, it has been widely praised among Bengali language speakers in and outside of the country. 'Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid' is being aired from 2017 on the country's popular TV channel, Channel-i. After proving the competency in Bengali language, spelling, correct pronunciation and exact use of Bengali grammar, winners will be selected.
The best ‘Banglabid’ of the country will then get merit scholarship worth of taka 10 lacs. Notably, the champion of Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid 2017 was Nusrat Sayem, a student of Viqarunnisa Noon School & College, Debasmita Saha was the Champion of Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid 2018, a student of Dr. Khastagir Government Girls School, Chattogram and PKM Sajedur Rahman Shahed was the champion of Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid 2019, a student of Bogra Cantonment Public School and College.
The main objective of this competition is to find out the best blend of personas who are skilled in Bengali language, spelling and uses of other strata of Bengali grammar. Participants will have to go through several different selection process and only those with deep interest in becoming modern day language-fighters are encouraged to register. The first three winners will get 10 lac, 3 lac and 2 lac taka each respectively. Also, the first 10 winners will receive a laptop along with Bengali books and a bookshelf worth of 50,000 taka each to create his/her own library.
Initially, students of classes 6 to 10 from eight divisions and Cumilla will take part in the competition. After primary selection, selected participants will be brought to Dhaka for the studio round and they will compete against each other on the rounds to prove their competency over Bengali language. Later, this contest will be telecasted on Channel-i.
Final winners will be selected after 20 different episodes of exciting competitions. An experienced judges’ panel consisting the esteemed representatives of Professor of Bengali Department of University of Dhaka and language experts will be actively involved in the selection process. ‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’ is honored to have renowned Professor Dr. Soumitra Shekhar, Bengali Department, University of Dhaka and media personality Tropa Majumder as judges of the program. Registration for the contest has started on 21st January, 2020 and will continue till 21st February, 2020.
On this occasion, in a press conference at channel-i, Directors of M. M. Ispahani ltd. Ms. Zahida Ispahani, Mr. Emaad Ispahani and Mr. Mirza Ahmed Ispahani were present. Professor emeritus Dr. Sirajul Islam graced the occasion as chief guest. Mr. Faridur Reza Sagar, Managing Director of Channel-i chaired the program. Mr. Habibullah Sirajee, Director General of Bangla Academy and Mr. Omar Hannan, GM of Ispahani Tea Limited were also present in the press conference along with the other officials of Ispahani and Channel-i.