The national poet’s thoughts regarding social context were reflected in the constitution, says the posts and telecommunications minister
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar has said the works of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam must be spread across the world through digital transformation.
"We are not practising or doing research on the works of the national poet in a proper manner… It is our duty to turn the literary works of Nazrul into the wealth of the world," he said while addressing a webinar on Saturday.
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"The Bangali nation will not be able to avoid this responsibility," a press release quoted him as saying.
Jabbar, referring to his involvement with the poet’s family in 1972, said: “I studied Nazrul as a student of Bangla literature and realized that his thoughts regarding the social context were reflected in the constitution of 1972.”