Friday, January 18, 2019 | ePaper
Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti celebrated in London
Bangladesh High Commission in London celebrated 'Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti' on Friday evening to spread the message of humanity, generosity, non-communalism, nationalism and the spirit of the Liberation War.
The event was arranged marking the 157th birth anniversary of Biswakabi Rabindranath Tagore and the 119th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at the Impression Auditorium in East London.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Md Nazmul Quaunine chaired the event which was attended, among others, by diplomats from different missions based in London, eminent members of the community, journalists, businessmen, media, academia, and cultural activists.
President of the UK Awami League Sultan Mahmud Sharif was present as a special guest.
The High Commissioner highlighted the contributions and inspiration of the two great literary personalities, said a handout on Saturday.