Amar Ekushey book fair begins in Narsingdi

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23rd February, 2020 03:09:48 printer

Amar Ekushey book fair begins in Narsingdi

An eight day Amar Ekushey book fair begins on local Shilpakala academy premises here on Saturday.

Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate Syeda Farhana Kawnine opened the fair as the chief guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education & ICT) Imrul Kayes in the chair, reports BSS.

Amar Ekushey book fair is arranged here in February every year to commemorate the supreme sacrifices of language heroes for establishing Bangla as the mother tongue in 1952.

Chairman of Narsingdi Zilla Parishad and General Secretary of Narsingdi District Awami League Abdul Motin Bhuiyan, Civil Surgeon Dr Ibrahim Titon, former Principal of Narsingdi Government College Prof Surjakanta Das, its former Principal Prof Golam Mostafa Miah, President of Narsingdi Press Club Makon Das and former Muktijoddah Commander Abdul Motaleb Pathen, among others, addressed at the inaugural function.

The fair will remain open from 10 am to 8pm everyday.