Hridoye Mati O Manush steps into 17th year

Culture Desk

29 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Hridoye Mati O Manush steps into 17th year

Popular agricultural documentary TV show ‘Hridoye Mati O Manush’ planned, directed and hosted by noted agriculture development activist Shykh Seraj, has stepped into its 17th year.

To mark the occasion, a special episode featuring economist and public policy analyst Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya will be aired on Channel i at 09.40pm tonight.

Shykh Seraj and Dr Debapriya will be seen in face-to-face conversation in the episode. Dr Debapriya will highlight the history of this popular show as well as its different aspects.

‘Hridoye Mati O Manush’started initially on state-run Bangladesh Television (BTV) as ‘Mati O Manush’ in 1982, and later it continued on Channel i from February 21, 2004. The programme is aimed at encouraging the farmers to further development of the country’s agricultural sector. It projects all aspects of agriculture, its problems and possibilities.

Shykh Seraj, also head of news of Channel i, has taken the show to the masses at home and abroad. 

Shykh Seraj is the winner of Swadhinata Padak and Ekushey Padak.