Bashundhara Group to host Hifzul Quran competition

Published : 01 Feb 2023 08:55 PM

With the cooperation of the country’s largest industrial group Bashundhara, a mega reality show on Hifzul Quran competition-2023 ‘Quraner Noor’ will be held for the first time in the history of the country in the upcoming Ramadan.

Under the auspices of Bashundhara Group, the country’s best under 15-year-old Hafez of the Holy Quran will be honored. In a press conference held at the Islamic Foundation of the capital on ‘Quraner Noor’ organized by the National Mosque Baitul Mukarram Musalli Committee such information was given to journalists.

In the press briefing it is also informed that the winner of the ‘Quraner Noor’ competition will receive Tk 10 lakh. The second winner will get Tk 7 lakhs, the third winner will get 5 lakhs, the fourth and fifth winners will get Tk 2 lakhs each.

Sayem Sobhan Anvir, Chief Advisor of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Musalli Committee and Managing Director (MD) of Bashundhara Group was present at the press conference. Besides, Shaikh Ahmad bin Yusuf Al Azhari, Pesh Imam Shaikhul Hadith Muhammad Muhibbullahil Baki An Nadvi, Maulana Mizanur Rahman, Mufti Ehsanul Haque Jilani, Maulana Mohiuddin Qasemi and other Islamic scholars and scholars of the country were present in the press conference.

It was informed in the press conference that 30 Para Quran Hafez under 15 years of age from total 11 zones of the whole country including North-South two zones of Dhaka Division can participate in the competition. The zones are - Sylhet, Mymensingh, Cumilla, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Faridpur, Barisal, Dhaka North and Dhaka South.

The best three Hafez from nine divisions of the country will join the 2nd round or Dhaka audition. These three will be brought to Dhaka along with their parents. And nine Hafez from two zones of Dhaka division will participate in the second round. 

After that, a competition for excellence in pure and beautiful Quran recitation will be held with 45 contestants. A panel of judges consisting of Islamic scholars and experienced Hafeez from across the country will shortlist 5 Quranic Hafeez for the final round. Quraner Noor mega reality show will be telecasted on News 24 television. Besides, Dainik Kaler Kantho, Bangladesh Pratidin, BanglaNews 24 and Capital FM are also media partners of the event.