To spread the ideals of the great leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the students, bKash will distribute 20,000 copies of graphic novel 'Mujib' in 500 Bengali and English medium schools across the country this year.
To mark Mujib's birth centenary and the golden jubilee of the independence of the country, under the patronization of bKash, the graphic novel 'Mujib', published by Center for Research and Information (CRI) based on Bangabandhu's autobiography 'Oshomapto Attojiboni', will be distributed in schools by Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, , reads a press release.
5 sets of the graphic novel which means a total of 40 books will be given to each of the 500 Bengali and English medium schools across the country. As a result, 40 students will get the opportunity to read the book from school library at the same time.
Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed, the founder of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, inaugurated the project by handing over the books to the school representatives at BSK Auditorium today. In his inaugural address, Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed said, "bKash has vested the responsibility on us to spread the biography of the greatest leader of our nation to the children."
Kamal Quadir, CEO of bKash, said, "The autobiography written by Bangabandhu, while he was imprisoned is a historical document for us. In his memoirs, Bangabandhu presented many important chapters of history very passionately and sincerely. The way he laid the foundation of leadership is exemplary for today's children and teenagers."
Arif Khan, trustee of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro and Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam (retd), Chief External and Corporate Affairs Officer of bKash were present on the occasion.
The graphic novel 'Mujib' depicts direct experience of Bangabandhu's childhood, adolescence and social and political activities in a format suitable for both children and adolescents with a vibrant combination of dialogues, stories and illustrations. 'Mujib', published in eight volumes, based on 'Oshomapto Attojiboni', will give readers of all ages the opportunity to know more about Bangabandhu, the greatest Bengali of all time and the architect of the sovereign Bangladesh.