Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Celebration of bard’s birth anniversary lingers on

Jatiya Kobi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) in Trishal observed the 149th birth anniversary of Tagore. A daylong programme, including a discussion and cultural function, was held marking the occasion.

Students of the Music Department of the university presented renditions of Tagore songs, poetry recitation, dance and a drama at the 'Churulia' stage on campus.

Tagore play “Raktokorobi” was staged by the students of Bengali Department. Assistant Professor of the Department and convener of the celebration committee Marzia Akhtar directed the drama.

Earlier, a discussion was held with the Vice-Chancellor of the university Professor Dr. Giasuddin Ahmed in the chair. Professor Anisuzzaman of the Bengali Department of Dhaka University was the chief guest at the discussion, while Professor Mustafa Nurul Islam and treasurer of the university Professor Aynul Islam were the special guests.

Full report here Daily Star

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