Month long Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends
01 March 2015, Nirapad News: The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2015 was ended yesterday.
Nearly 3,000 new books arrived in the fair this year. A total of 125 new books arrived on the last day.
The total sale of books amounted to Taka 21.95 crore while Bangla Academy sold books worth around Taka 1.60 crore.
Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor was present as the chief guest at the closing ceremony while Cultural Affairs Secretary Dr Ranjit Kumar Biswas as special guest with Bangla Academy Chairman Prof Emeritus Anisuzzaman in the chair.