Book- reading habit always enhances knowledge by removing ignorance and immorality from the mindset of everybody to enlighten the society and common people as well as the nation as a whole.
Noted literary and socio-cultural personalities expressed the view in the inaugural ceremony of the 19-day Rangpur Book Fair- 2017 on Monday afternoon on the Public Library ground in the city.
Sommilito Lekhok Samaj (SLS) has been organizing the book fair where 33 stalls have been set up by 16 publication houses including 13 from Dhaka, Littlemag and other literary organisations from Rangpur as well as the capital city.
The visitors can purchase novels, story books and collections of poems, books for the children and other popular books recently displayed in the Ekushey Book Fair- 2017 in the capital city. Mayor of Rangpur Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu inaugurated the fair by cutting ribbon in the launching ceremony as the chief guest, reports BSS.
ADC (Education and ICT) Ruhul Amin Mian, Professor Muhammad Alim Uddin, Advocate Rothish Chandra Bhow-mick, Rezaul Islam Milan, Principal Adviser of the "Sahittyer Kakoj Mouchak" Rezaul Karim Mukul were present as special guests.