MNA Culture Desk: The Amar Ekushey Book Fair witnessed a huge crowd on Wednesday, the Language Martyrs’ Day and the International Mother Language Day.
People were seen thronging the fair from the morning after it opened today at 8am. The book fair which usually runs from3 pm to 8:30 pmevery day except for holidays opened in the morning today marking Amar Ekushey.
With the rolling of time, the crowd turned bigger. Although the crowd decreased a little at noon, the rush grew thicker again in the afternoon.
After paying homage to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar, people flocked to the book fair with friends and family members.
Visitors were seen standing in long queues at the entry gates of the book fair being held on the Bangla Academy premises and at nearby Suhrawardy Udyan.
People of all ages, especially students and parents with their children, were found browsing through books at different stalls.