Ekushey Book Fair draws huge crowd in Khulna

18 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: The Ekushey Book Fair Khulna-2020 is buzzing with large number of booklovers and sales of books on different genres of literatures and other branches of knowledge are on the high everyday.

The ongoing fair at Khulna Public Library premises at Boyra under Khalishpur Police Station got jam packed with book lovers of all ages particularly budding writers, poets, students and children, reports BSS.

On the 16th day of fair (Sunday) Gangchil Shahittya Parishad, Sabuj Patar Deshe and Ma Sangskritik Academy performed a colourful cultural presentations.

On the 17th day, on Monday cultural functions of the fair started with presentation of Port High School on the Language Movement where Daulatpur Shahittya Parishad finally BL College theater presented impressive performances.

A total of 76 stalls, including Bangabandhu Research Foundation, Manabadhikar Prokashani, Sabbyasachi stall, Gangchil Prokashony, Bak Abritty Onushilon Chakra are offering new books of local poets and litterateurs.

Books on poetry, recitation, story, novel, essay, science fiction are widely being sold in the fair.

Stringent security measures with closed circuit camera surveillance and deployment of law and enforcers ensured holding of peaceful book fair.