‘Bangabandhu Corner’ has been set up at the Chandigarh University, India on the occasion of the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh’s golden jubilee of the independence, and the 50th year of diplomatic relations with India.
The High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India Muhammad Imran on Wednesday (Mar 30) inaugurated the ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ at the Chandigarh University in the state of Punjab of India, said a press release.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of the ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ and collaboration in the academic exchanges has also been signed between the Chandigarh University and the Bangladesh High commission.
Referring to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a legendary world leader, Pro-Chancellor of the Chandigarh University expressed his hope that the ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ will pave the way to establish a ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ in the future, which will give the students and opportunity to pursue comparative studies between India-Bangladesh.
The High Commissioner in his remarks said Bangabandhu and Bangladesh synonymous and the books in this "Bangabandhu Corner" can be used as useful references for researchers.
The corner will enable the students, researchers and faculties to understand Bangabandhu's vision and in the process, understand Bangladesh, he added.
A cultural event was also organized on the Chandigarh University Campus showcasing folk songs and dances of Bangladesh, performed by the artistes from Bangladesh.
The High Commission of Bangladesh in New Delhi took this initiative to mark the auspicious occasion of the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh’s golden jubilee of the independence, and the 50th year of diplomatic relations with India.
The High commissioner was welcomed by the Bangladeshi students studying at the Chandigarh University.