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20 July, 2019 00:00 00 AM
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DUCSU observes Mandela Day

BSS, Dhaka

The Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) observed ‘Mandela Day’ paying rich tribute to the life and legacy of Madiba to change the world for betterment of mankind. Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. In November of 2009, UN General Assembly declared 18 July ‘Nelson Mandela International Day’ in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom. A discussion titled ‘Mandela and Bangabandhu: Circulating Human Rights’ was held at Institute of Modern Languages (IML) where Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury Nowfel was present as the chief guest yesterday. Professor of DU Law Department Sheikh Hafizur Rahman Karzon delivered the keynote speech while Professor of International Relations Dr. Delwar Hossain was the key discussant. IML Director Dr Shishir Bhattacharja, Central Awami League member and indigenous leader Raymond Areng, DUCSU Vice-President (VP) Nurul Haq Nur, Dhaka University Journalists’ Association General Secretary Mahdi-Al-Muhtasim Nibir, DUCSU Assistant General Secretary (AGS) Saddam Hussain, DUCSU Students’ Transport Secretary Shams-E-Noman, DUCSU Literature Secretary Mazharul Kabir Shayon , among others, were present at the programme while DUCSU International Affairs Secretary Shahrima Tanjina Arni conducted it. A prize-giving ceremony on ‘Extempore Speech’ programme on the 10th Nelson Mandela Day was also held there.

Seminar held at DU

BSS, Dhaka

A seminar on ‘Mrinal Sen’s Calcutta and the Idea of Lumpen’ was held at Dhaka University (DU) yesterday. Centre for Advanced Research in Social Sciences (CARASS) organised the seminar at Lecture Theatre on the campus. Assistant Professor of Houston University, USA Auritro Majumder delivered a keynote speech while writer Bidhan Ribero was present as the discussant. DU Pro-VC (Administration) Professor Dr Muhammad Samad was present as the chief guest with Social Sciences Faculty Dean Prof Dr Sadeka Halim in the chair.

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