The final episode of ‘Bangladesh Jiggasha’, a quiz competition, will be aired on Independent Television at 10 tomorrow night. Sponsored by IFIC Bank, the quiz show is all about the achievements and failures of Bangladesh in the last 47 years. Four finalists-- Pritish, Shahim Ahmed, Benzir Ahmed and Mohsin Ahmed—will vie against each other on the Victory Day to become the champion of the coveted quiz competition that has prize money worth Tk 1 crore.
The four contestants are in the final defeating 80,000 competitors from across the country. Coming from Barishal, Pitish hopes to find some relief through the show as he has been passing a tough life fighting extreme poverty.
’Bangladesh Jiggasha’ is a great platform for Shamim Ahmed, from Narsingdi, to turn his dream into a reality. Hailing from Jhenidah, Benzir Ahmed is longing for working for the betterment of the society. He has already established a library in his village. His mother is his inspiration.
Mohsin Ahmed from Pirojpur wants to bring changes to the society through imparting quality education. His goal is to spread the light of education among the street children and women across the country and he plans to use ’Bangladesh Jiggasha’ as his platform.
Khaled Muhiuddin, popular anchor of Independent TV talk show ’Ajker Bangladesh’, will moderate the event.
In the first phase, as many as 64 contestants were selected from 80,000 participants after a written exam, held in divisional cities. Then, the competitive rounds began from October 12. The semifinal rounds, where eight people took part, were aired on December 7 and December 8.
The winner of the competition will get Tk 1 crore, the first runner-up Tk 25 lakh, the second runner-up Tk 15 lakh and the third runner-up Tk 5 lakh. l