13 Oct 2021, 17:01

35 schools get Mujib graphic novels in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Oct 13, 2021 (BSS)- A total 35 schools in Rajshahi were

given 1,400 copies of Mujib Graphic Novels aimed at spreading ideals
of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro (BSK), an organization well-known for
enlightening minds, and bKash, a mobile financial service provider,
jointly distributed the books at Shilpakala Academy auditorium today
marking Bangabandhu’s birth centenary and the golden jubilee of
Bangladesh’s independence.

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) published the ‘Mujib’
graphic novel based on Bangabandhu's autobiography ‘Oshomapto
Attojiboni’ (‘The Unfinished Memoirs’) under the patronization of

Commissioner of Rajshahi division Dr Humayun Kabir accompanied by
bKash Chief External and Corporate Affairs Officer Major General
(Retd) Sheikh Monirul Islam and BSK Organizer Alok Moitra distributed
the books.

The distribution ceremony was told that the graphic novel ‘Mujib’
depicts the direct experience of Bangabandhu’s childhood, adolescence,
social and political activities in a format suitable for children and
adolescents with a good combination of dialogue, prose and pictures.

This graphic novel ‘Mujib’ will give an opportunity not only to
children and teenagers, but also to readers of all ages to know the
best Bengali of all time, the architect of the state of Bangladesh
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

On the occasion, a total of 40 books were given to each of the 35
Bengali and English medium schools in the city in 5 sets.

As a result, 40 students will get the opportunity to read the book
from the school library at the same time.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Humayun Kabir said the graphic novel
‘Mujib’ is a unique initiative to make these exemplary stories more
attractive to future generations.

bKash is proud to be a partner of this initiative to celebrate the
birth centenary of Mujib and the golden jubilee of our independence,
he added.

“The initiative to inspire students with Bangabandhu’s ideals through
books is commendable. Knowing the glorious life of Bangabandhu and
cultivating the habit of reading books will greatly contribute to
shaping the minds of the students,” Dr Kabir said.


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