Kaler Kantho celebrates 12th year of journey
The Kaler Kantho, a renowned Bengali national daily of East West Media Group Limited of the country’s largest industrial conglomerate Bashundhara Group, completed the 12th year of objective journalism upholding spirit of liberation war.
The newspaper authority started celebrating its anniversary by cutting a cake at East West Media Group Limited conference room in Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital Monday morning.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir inaugurated daylong celebration by attending as the chief guest and wished a good transition of the daily into the 13th year.
He also congratulated all journalists and employees of the Kaler Kantho on making the journey successful by their efforts.
EWMGL Director Imdadul Haq Milan, Kaler Kantho Editor Shahed Mohammad Ali, Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury, Bangladesh Pratidin Editor Naem Nizam, Banglanews24 Editor Jewel Mazhar, Daily Sun Executive Editor Rezaul Karim Lotus and News24 Head of News Rahul Raha attended the cake-cutting ceremony.
Bashundhara Group Media Adviser Mohammad Abu Tayeb and EWMGL publisher Maynal Hossain Chowdhury were also present on the occasion.
The newspaper is observing the anniversary in a scaled-down manner amid pandemic situation.
Addressing the programme, noted littérateur Imdadul Haq Milan said all the media outlets under EWMGL including Kaler Kantho, Bangladesh Pratidin, Daily Sun, NEWS24, T-Sports TV and Radio Capital are dominating the sector of the country under the apt guidance of Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir.
He also expressed gratitude to Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan for making all dreams of the largest conglomerate and EWMGL true by giving continuous supports and instructions.
“All the success happens due to noble initiative of Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan and Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir. It is due to them that EWMGL has emerged as the leading media hub in the country,” he said.
The journalists, other staff members, contributors and well-wishers of the newspaper were present.
Various political parties, Dhaka Metropolitan Police, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Food Panda, bKash, Nagad, RR Imperial Ltd, Bikroy.com, Runner, Xiaomi, OPPO, Minister, Walton, Islami Bank, Masthead PR, Private University Public Relation Officers Association, Bangladesh Transport Owners Association, ASA University, Social Islami Bank, Bengal Commercial Bank, Amin Mohammad Group, various newspaper hawkers associations, PRAN, DUJ, DRU, CRAB and media outlets of EWMGL also congratulated the Kaler Kantho.
The anniversary was also celebrated in Kaler Kantho’s other offices in the country.
The Kaler Kantho started journey on January 10, 2010 as a broadsheet under umbrella of the East West Media Group owned by the Bashundhara Group.