The regional round of Bangladesh History Olympiad were held on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on Friday with much enthusiasm.
Forty students out of 400 from 30 schools and colleges of Savar were announced winners in the selection round held at JU School and College.
With the slogan “Nijer Shekorke Jano, Nijeke Shomriddho Koro” (Know your roots, enrich yourself), Bangladesh History Olympiad Committee, under the supervision of the pro-Liberation War organisation Mukto Asor, organised the event.
Earlier in the morning, Olympiad Committee President Selina Hossain along with principal of JU School and College Abdul Jalil Bhuiyan inaugurated the competition.
Among others, Dean of JU Arts and Humanities Prof Mozammel Hoque, National Institute of Mental Health Assistant Professor Ahmed Helal and Olympiad Committee General Secretary Abu Syed also spoke on the occasion.