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Indian envoy: Bangabandhu one of the most influential, courageous leaders of 20th century

  • Published at 06:57 pm August 31st, 2020
Riva Ganguly Das
File photo of Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das UNB

Books gifted to 100 universities, colleges marking Mujib Year 

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das on Monday described Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the founder of modern Bangladesh and one of the most influential and courageous leaders of the 20th century. 

She made the remarks at a book gifting session on the Father of the Nation as part of the Mujib Year celebrations.

Books on Bangabandhu and the Liberation War, written by acclaimed authors and historians, have been gifted to 100 universities and colleges across Bangladesh, including those situated in Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, and Sylhet, among others.

Keynote speaker at the event was Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel

He spoke on Bangabandhu and his message for the post-liberation generation. 

He thanked the Indian High Commission in Dhaka for this notable initiative and reiterated the extraordinary strength and warmth that India and Bangladesh relations enjoy.

High Commissioner Riva hoped that through these books, young students would better appreciate and understand Bangabandhu and help realize his dream of “Sonar Bangla.”

Reflecting on Bangabandhu’s rich legacy, the high commissioner said that Bangabandhu also laid the foundations for India-Bangladesh relations.

Vice chancellors of select universities who participated in the event were Prof Satya Prasad Majumder (BUET); Prof Dr Mohammed Fayek Uzzaman (Khulna University); Prof Dr Mohammed Rafiqul Alam (CUET); Farid Uddin Ahmed (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology); Prof M Abdus Sobhan (Rajshahi University); and Prof Gautam Buddha Das (CVASU).

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