Bird lovers flock to JU sanctuary
A daylong bird fair at Jahangirnagar University yesterday drew hundreds of bird lovers from around the country.
JU Vice-Chancellor Sharif Enamul Kabir at 8:00am inaugurated the fair organised by JU department of zoology in association with Wildlife Rescue Centre.
Students from Dhaka University, Jahangirnagar University, Jagannath University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and other educational institutions participated in the fair.
A number of telescopes and binoculars were installed at different points on the campus to facilitate bird-watching.
Debate and quiz over birds and a painting competition for kids were held in the fair. Magazine, journals, stamps and photo exhibitions were also there in the fair.
Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Muhammad Muniruzzaman, Prof Farhad Hossain, fair organising committee chairman Prof Mofizul Kabir, zoology department chairman Prof Abdus Salam, among others, spoke in the inaugural session.