The grand finale of season two of the popular television reality show 'Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid' was held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Friday night.
The country's leading brand Ispahani Mirzapore, the sponsor of Banglabid, initiated the event with an aim to find out the best people who are skilled in Bangla spelling and grammar and inspire the new generation to use Bangla language properly in their everyday activities.
Electronic media house Channel I aired the gala event live.
Deboshmita Saha, the winner of the contest, got an education scholarship worth Tk 1.0 million while the first runner-up Kareen Ashraf Een and the second runner-up Sadia Afroz Antu got scholarships of Tk 0.3 million and Tk 0.2 million respectively.
53,000 participants in March this year took part in the show. Of them, top six competitors stood their ground in the grand finale.
Besides, each of the top 10 contestants received a laptop, books worth Tk 50,000, and a bookshelf.
Zahida Ispahani, director of MM Ispahani Limited, and Mirza Ahmed Ispahani were present as the special guests at the programme chaired by Faridur Reza Sagor, managing director of Channel I.
Omar Hannan, general manager of Marketing Ispahani Tea Limited, also attended the function.
Professor Dr Soumitra Shekhar, writer and poet Anisul Hoque and media personality Tropa Majumder were among the judges of the contest.
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