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Independence Day celebration at academia

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The students of Daffodil International University (DIU) celebrated 47th Independence and National Day 2017 with great enthusiasm at its campus. A discussion meeting titled "Attainment of Independence through Liberation War" was held on Auditorium 71 of the university at main campus.
Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, DIU was the chief guest at the discussion meeting. Presided over by Prof Dr AMM Hamidur Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, the discussion meeting was addressed by Mohsin Reza, Associate Professor and Head, Department of English, Sheikh Mohammad Shafiul Islam, Associate Professor, Dr Toufiq E Elahi, Assistant Professor  of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and Mohaimen Faruq, Adjunct Faculty of DIU.      


University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) celebrated Independence Day on Tuesday at its own campus in the city. ULAB celebrated this day with a discussion and cultural program.
Dr MA Hasan, Researcher, Liberation War and Genocide, was the chief guest. The program started with songs by ULAB Shangskriti Sangsad. ULAB students also recited poetry in the ceremony.  Dr Hasan and ULAB Acting Vice Chancellor Prof Imran Rahman handed over crests to the winners of a Wall Magazine Competition which was held in the ULAB campus on 21-23 March where fourteen clubs participated.  Winning first, second and third clubs are respectively ULAB Film Club, ULAB Literary Society and ULAB Electronics club.
Dr Hasan define genocide as how many were killed- exact time and place, who were they and how they were killed also there has to have some scientific clarifications like forensic information regarding the killing.  


Eastern University (EU) celebrated Independence Day on Tuesday in the EU Seminar Hall. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, Media Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister was present in the program as chief guest.
The program was chaired by Prof Dr Abdur Rab, Vice Chancellor of EU. At the event Prof Dr Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, Pro Vice Chancellor; Deans; Chairs; faculty members and officials along with a large number of students were present.
Pro Vice Chancellor of EU in his welcoming speech, shared memories from his childhood during the liberation war.
Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury expressed the significance of the liberation war for Bangladeshis as a matter of pride. He said except few Bangladeshis the rest of country's people were freedom fighters during our liberation war in 1971.
The formal session of the program ended with a closing note from Prof Dr Abdur Rab, Vice chancellor of EU. He shared some of the true events of the liberation war and advised EU students' to be good citizens in order to uphold the image of the nation.


Southeast University (SEU) organized a discussion program on "98th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Independence Day-2017" on Tuesday at University Seminar Hall.
Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, Bir Bikrom, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Affairs was the chief guest.
Major General Kazi Fakhruddin Ahmed, SPP, psc (Retd), Registrar delivered the welcome speech while Prof Dr ANM Meshquat Uddin, Vice Chancellor of SEU presided over the ceremony.


International Turkish Hope School (ITHP) has commemorated the Genocide Day and celebrated the Independence Day with a colorful program on Monday. The program was honored by the presence of 9 valiant freedom fighters and among them; seven were the gallantry award holders. The following were the guests of honor in the said program: Mashrurul Haq Siddique, Bir Uttom, Shahjahan Siddique, Bir Bikrom, Dr Abul Kashem Mahbubul Alam, Bir Protik, Zahurul Haq Munshi, Bir Protik (Bar), Md. Mahbub Elahi Ranju, Bir Protik, Abdus Sobhan, Bir Protik, Ghulam Mustafa, Freedom Fighter, Maj Qamrul Hassan Bhuiyan (Retd.), Freedom Fighter. The students, parents and the faculty of ITHS received the guests of honor with a warm reception and applauses upon their entrance to the auditorium; this was truly a memorable and historic moment for ITHS.   The students of ITHS have performed songs, dances, poem recitations and documentary in order to show their respects to the country and especially to the freedom fighters, prior to the session held by the guests of honor.

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