Friday, March 12, 2010

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre opens in Dhaka

The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, was formally inaugurated in Dhaka on Thursday, March 11 by ICCR president Karan Singh.

“Bangladesh and India share a common heritage and commonalities in art, culture, literature and language,” Dr. Singh said, adding that the centre was aimed at promoting bilateral exchanges in these fields.

The centre, housed on two premises in the Dhanmondi and Gulshan diplomatic zones, has a multipurpose hall with an exhibition gallery, a dance studio, music rooms and a yoga hall. There is also a library-cum-resource centre with over 21,000 books.

Full report here Hindu

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