Five youths awarded for winning story writing contest
Five young story writers were awarded yesterday in a Bangla story writing competition titled "Tomar Golpe Sobar Eid."
They are Asif Imtiaz, Sakib Chowdhury, Eleash Nahid, Humayun Rashid and Tamim Rahman.
Drinkit, a water purifier of RFL, and television channel Boishakhi arranged the contest.
Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Nur handed over the crests and Tk 50,000 to each of them at a ceremony in the capital's The Daily Star Centre. Around 11,450 young playwrights took part in the contest.
Talking about quality of today's dramas, Asaduzzaman said," Story, dialogues and plots of the current dramas are very poor. Consequently, the quality has deteriorated…"
Noted litterateurs Selina Hossain, Emdadul Haque Milon and Anisul Haque judged the participants' writings. Anisul urged the young story writers to read more literary works and watch quality movies to write good plays.
Their stories were adopted for producing plays, which will be aired on Boishakhi TV during its Eid programmes.