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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Month Long Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka


Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Month Long Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka

 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the annual Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on 1st February 2020.

Ekushey Book Fair is the most significant and most extended book fair of Bangladesh.

It is organized every year in February commemorating the martyrs of the language movement during which eight people laid down their lives on February 21, 1952, for establishing Bangla as the official language of the then East Pakistan.

The Prime Minister presented the Bangla Academy literary award 2019 to ten eminent poets and writers on this occasion.



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