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Birds Fair at JU ends

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Campus Report :
The Zoology Department of Jahangirnagar University (JU) held a day-long Bird Fair on Friday on the premises of Zahir Raihan Auditorium on the campus for the 17th time.
Prof Dr Md Kamrul Hasan of Zoology Department, also the convener of the fair, said, like every year the fair was  held with a view to creating mass awareness amongst the people to save birds from extinction.
The fair was jointly organised by Zoology Department of JU, Wildlife Rescue Centre, Bangladesh Bird Club, Arannayk Foundation, Chhanel 24, IUCN and Bangladesh Forest Department. JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam inaugurated the fair.
The day-long fair included inter-university bird identification competition, photography exhibition on birds, painting competition for children, bird watching through telescope, quiz competition, annual report presentation on birds' seen at JU and award giving ceremony, etc.
Media award was also given to journalists for best reporting on birds.

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