Ekushey Book Fair begins March 18
The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 will begin on March 18.
Bangla Academy director general Habibullah Siraji on Monday said, “Today, we got permission for holding the book fair from the Prime Minister’s Office. We will hold the book fair from March 16.”
Earlier, Coronavirus issue had cast shadow of uncertainty over launching of the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 this year.
About the duration of the book fair, Habibullah Siraji, said, “Duration of the fair is not fixed yet. We wish to organize the fair till Pahela Baishakh (April 14). However, if there is any objection, we will organize the closing of the fair on the day before the start of Ramadan.”
The length of the fair will be decided after discussing with the publishers, he added.