A 6-day long Book Fair by Prothoma Publication, in association with Anandan, a cultural organization, launched at the Jaheer Raihan Auditorium of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Saturday.
At the opening session, around at 3.00 pm, Prof AKM Shahnewaj and Sufi Mustefijur Rahman of Archaeology Department, Associate Professor Raihan Rayne of Philosophy Department and Associate Professor of Mohammad Golam Rabbani were present as the special guests at the fair.
Speakers said in the inaugural ceremony, “The book is the source of our comfort and inspiration. A civilization cannot imagine without books. To keep up the standard grade, Prothoma Publication has sold many important books. As a result, they take a better position in the book market.’
Organizers said that it (Fair) will run continuously till Thursday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and books will be sold with a discount of 30 to 70 percent in this Fair for the benefit of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University.
Among others, Mijan Titu and Suchona Trishna, President and General Secretary of Anandan (cultural organization) respectively, Zafor Ahmed Rashed, the chief coordinator of Prothoma Publication were president at the fair.
Md. Asaduz Zaman, JU Correspondent