Bangla Academy arranged a 10-day long book fair titled 'Boier Aarong' to mark Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year.
Book lovers can purchase books at discounted prices at the fair. The fair began on Saturday.
Academy ‘s director Jalal Ahmed said that they are offering discount on its 2,000 books, news agency UNB reports.
He said 50% discount is available on 10-year-old books and new writers' books, 30% on old books and 25% commission on new books.
Books are being sold at three different spots on the academy premises- Rabindra Chattar, Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Hall and Dr Muhammad Enamul Haq Hall.
"Book lovers, who could not buy books during the recent book fair, can easily get their desired books from here at discounted price," Ahmed added.
The fair will remain open for visitors from 10 am to 9 pm every day.
Meanwhile, a 10-day Baishakhi fair was also began on the academy premises to mark the first day of Bangla New Year.
It will remain open for all from 9 am to 9 pm.