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Celebrating New Year with new textbooks

Title:Celebrating New Year with new textbooks

Kurigram, Bangladesh. January 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – Children who have recently been titled as ‘Bangladeshis’ through enclave exchange between Bangladesh and India, are now proud owners of new books in the new year. These children, who did not have any permanent identity, no fundamental rights, never went to school, participated in national book festival today for the first time observed throughout the country. The photographs were taken at Dashiarchhara of Fulbari upazila. Students here were seen holding books in their hands, smiling and cheering to express their joy on receiving the books. Over 44 million schoolchildren across the country today celebrated the Textbook Festival receiving books free of cost for their new classes on the first day of the new year joining the festivity at schools and madrasahs across the country. Photos: Fazley Elahi Shwopon/DrikNEWS

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