POST TIME: 17 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Book Reading
1,446 students get prizes in Rajshahi

1,446 students get prizes in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A total of 1,446 students from 35 schools in Rajshahi city received prizes for their laudable performance in book reading in Rajshahi yesterday, reports BSS.

Bishwa Sahitya Kendra (BSK) provided the students with the prizes at a ceremony held on Rajshahi Education Board Model School and College  premises.

Over 3,500 students took part in the year-round book reading programme for flourishing their latent talents.

BSK under its Reading Habit Programme organised the programme in  association with Secondary Education Quality and Access Enhancement Project (SEQAEP) and GrameenPhone to give away prizes among the students who show their good performance in the evaluation phase.

Eminent litterateur Hasan Azizul Haque attended the award-giving ceremony as the chief guest.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Haque said book always makes people  beautiful, brighten and prosperous. Only the people enriched with prosperous heart can build bright Bangladesh.

He also underscored the need for reaching books at the doorsteps of the  readers to make it happened.

Deputy Commissioner Helal Mahmud Sharif, Director of Higher Education  Training Institute Prof Rina Rani Das, BSK Organiser Prof Alok  Moitra, Everest Conquers Abdul Muhit and Nishat Majumder joined the event.