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Universities celebrate Bangabandhu's birthday

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Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu discusses the political struggle of Bangandhu in a celebration event of the birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Canadian University of Bangladesh at its city campus on Saturday.

Campus Report :
The 98th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed in different university campuses across the country. Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) celebrated the 98th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day with elaborate programme. To mark the day in a befitting manner, BUP arranged Milad Mahfill, special Doa and a discussion meeting on the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The discussion meeting was held at BUP Bijoy Auditorium by the arrangement of BUP Literature Club where BUP VC Major General Md Emdad-Ul-Bari, ndc, psc, te was present as Chief Guest. Among others, BUP Pro-VC Prof M Abul Kashem Mozumder, PhD, all BUP officials, teachers and students were present in the discussion.
Department of English of Comilla University (CoU), arranged an art competition for the children to celebrate the 99th birth anniversary of father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children's Day in a befitting manner at badminton playground in front of Mukto Manch on Saturday at CoU campus. As part of the programme, deans, provosts, proctors, chairpersons of departments, directors of institutes and office heads led by DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman has place wreaths at Muktha Manch in Comilla University .The theme of the discussion was "Bangabandhu's Birthday: Colour Spreading Lamps, Children will Remain Well in Red-Green Bangladesh"
Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) authorities organized different programs, including discussion, children's dance, poem reciting and art competition.  Prof Dr Golam Samdani Fakir; Vice Chancellor of GUB presided over while Prof Dr Muhammad Fayyaz Khan, Pro Vice Chancellor; Md. Shahid Ullah, Treasurer; Prof Dr Golam Ahmed Faruqui, Dean of Faculty of Business Studies; KM Wazed Kabir, Chairperson of English spoke as guests.
At the discussion, discussants paid glowing tribute to Bangabandhu for his unwavering struggle and charismatic leadership for the independence of Bangladesh and highlighted the spirit and philosophy of Bangabandhu in establishing independent Bangladesh. They also particularly encouraged the new generation to uphold the spirit of Bangabandhu in order to build through their hard work the "Sonar Bangla"-the dream of Bangabandhu.
 Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) arranged a discussion to celebrate the birthday of the Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children's Day' on Saturday at its Banani Campus. Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, was the  chief guest at a discussion to mark the day in the University. Prof Dr Mohammad Mahfuzul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Canadian University of Bangladesh delivered welcome speech while Dr Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat, Founder and Chairman, BoT, CUB presided over the discussion.
Hasanul Haq Inu said the best of the Bengalis of thousand years Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib was the great architect of Independent Bangladesh. Mentioning that, if Bangabandhu was not born, Bangladesh would not have been independent. He added on 7 March 1971 Bangabandhu first ever announced in his voice, 'This struggle is our struggle for freedom, this struggle is the struggle for independence'. In continuation of this, the liberation war started on 26 March and the country won independence through the war for nine months. The chief guest called upon that inspiring by the ideals of the war of liberation we must work united. He added to implement the golden Bengal dream of the great architect of independence Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the new generation of the country must be made as a golden man.
Anna Cocchiarellah, Italian writer and researcher and working on translating the Biography of Bangabandhu "AsomaptoAttmojiboni" in Bengali to Italian, Prof Emeritus Dr Atiur Rahman, former governor of Bangladesh Bank and also Virtual Dean, School of Business and Honorary Adviser, CUB and Prof Mohammad A Arafat, the Chief Advisor to the BoT were present as special guests at the event. Anjuman Ara Shahid, Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chowdhury Raheeb Safwan Sarafat, Member, BoT, CUB were also present at the discussion.
Northern University of Bangladesh also organized discussion on the life and struggle of Bangabandhu to mark the day. 

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