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Sarika Fantasy offers free joy for autistic children at DITF

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Like every other year, Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) has raised its curtain for the visitors with the start of the New Year at the city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar showcasing amaging eye-catching products of local and international companies.
The DITF- 2018 has wore an unprecedented look with banners, festoons, bill boards mostly digital, prodding visitors to chose and buy different products.
Among the banners, there is a unique one that invites autistic children to come and enjoy free entertainments at a stall as long as one wants. The organisers built the stall being inspired by world's renowned autism activist Saima Wazed Putul, the daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and a member of World Health Organization's 25-member Expert Advisory Panel on mental health.
The free entertainment to autistic children, given by the Sarika Fantasy Amazing World Park, is amazing all as nothing including services are available at the DITF without bucks.
Many autistic children are taking the opportunity to cheer up themselves every day. Some energetic youths have been engaged to help the children to get up and down different rides in the park.
Awami League lawmaker and former Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Dipu Moni, MP, on Tuesday visited the park and passed some time with the autistic children there. She also distributed warm clothes and food among the children.
Appreciating the organizer for the initiative, the former minister said, "Present government has taken measures to use the excellence of the autistic, through different modern methods. They are no more burden of the society."
Urging all walks of people to stand beside the children, owner of the park Mahbubur Rahman Polash told The Daily Observer, "I am happy to see the cheerfulness of the autistic children through my little work."
Many distinguish persons, including Road, Transport and Bridge Minister Obaidul Quader, visited the park to share entertainment with disable children.
Glair International School, Adi Bangla, Asian Textile, and many other organizations have offered gift items to autistic children during the fair on. EPB has rewarded the owner of the park twice for giving opportunity to autistic free entertainment in the trade fair.
"I will present in the upcoming fair further with modern means technology with the support of different autistic institutions and media activists," Polash said.

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