E-book gains popularity among youths

Kenneth Palmer

Digital publications better acknowledged as e-guides have gained attractiveness between the youthful generation and the stalls of e-e-book platforms are drawing a substantial range of website visitors each and every day at the ongoing month-extensive Amar Ekuskey E-book Truthful.

Several of the young site visitors and associates of the e-e-book platforms explained that reading through on electronic equipment has gained acceptance due to several strengths in the age of technological innovation.

Kanij Fatema, manufacturer promoter of e-guide system Shei Boi, explained that the system experienced extra than 7,00,000 e-ebook visitors and most of them are youths.

Shei Boi consists of higher than 4,000 e-guides of far more than 600 writers and viewers can obtain about 500 e-books for absolutely free of value.

‘Readers can accessibility an e-book for an indefinite period by paying at the time and the price ranges of the most of the e-textbooks of Shei Boi vary from Tk 5 to Tk 40,’ mentioned Fatema.

She also said that the copyright operator of a reserve receives 70 for each cent of the income while the platform can take 30 for each cent of the revenue.

An additional e-e book platform, Boi Ghor, has been participating in the reserve fair since 2016.

‘Our concentrate on subscribers are predominantly youths. The responses from youths speedily improved right after 2019,’ stated Boi Ghor assistant supervisor Kaifee Ahmed.

He also included that folks from any part of the world can examine e-publications released from Bangladesh on the platform.

Jagannath College college student Rabiul Islam mentioned, ‘I occur right here to subscribe guides from the system. It presents me the prospect to read through many e-textbooks on my mobile system.’

Boichitro started its journey in 2022 and the e-e-book platform has participated in the honest for the very first time. The platform’s brand name promoter Masud Rana mentioned, ‘Many curious youths are coming to the stall to know about the functions of the system and subscribing our membership for no cost of fees.’

Moreover, an audio ebook system, Kabbik, is presenting more than 1,000 audio publications. The platform’s brand name promoter Umme Salma stated that audio publications are providing an alternative to e-book enthusiasts who can not examine publications for particular conditions.

Kabbik is giving membership at Tk 1 month to month membership payment at book truthful. The common month-to-month subscription payment of Kabbik is Tk 50, reported Salma.    

In accordance to Bangla Academy, 105 new titles ended up posted on Monday boosting the complete variety of publications published in the fair to 1,400 so significantly.

A discussion session titled ‘Tribute: Abdul Gaffar Choudhury’ was held on the main stage of the truthful on the Bangla Academy premises.

Liberation War Museum trustee Mofidul Hoque shipped the keynote essay although Monaem Sarker, Harisul Haque and Apurba Sharma had been current as discussants at the session.

The session was presided above by journalist Abed Khan.

The honest will open up at 3:00pm on Tuesday.

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