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JCI Dhaka West organized Battle of the Brush 5.0

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 16:04, 23 October 2022  
JCI Dhaka West organized Battle of the Brush 5.0

'Battle of Brush 5.0', the grand painting competition, took place for the fifth time under the initiative of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka West.

It is their signature event, and they have been successfully organizing and celebrating it since long.

More than 200 able-bodied, physically-mentally challenged, underprivileged kids and teenagers from around 40 schools in the capital have participated on the same platform.

Prof. Dr. Shahid Akhtar Hossain, Vice-Chancellor of Eastern University, was the chief guest at the event. Shathira Jakir Jessy, former national women's team cricketer and Bangladesh's first female international cricket commentator, was present as the special guest. JCI Dhaka West President Md. Altamis Nabil was the convener of the event. Altamis Nabil said, "This program aims to create a more active, innovative, and sensible future generation for the country. From next year we will plan to take this competition to a national level from our JCI global networks."

Eminent and renowned painters Mehedi Haque, Morshed Mishu, Reesham Shahab Tirtho, and Bishwajit Goswami judged the competition.

The chief advisor for Battle of the Brush 5.0 was Ziaul Haque Bhuiyan, secretary general of JCI Bangladesh. Md. Tanvir Hasan, AK Azad Rafi, Muhammad Nayeem Akhtar, and Sujaur Rahman Emon served as co-conveners.

Junior Chamber International, commonly referred to as JCI, is a non-profit international non-governmental organization for young people between 18 and 40. The headquarter of JCI is in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. It has operations in more than 120 countries, and the total member count is more than 2,00,000 worldwide.

Currently, more than 25 local chapters of JCI are working in Bangladesh. Among these, JCI Dhaka West is the largest and oldest.

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