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POST TIME: 26 September, 2021 06:37:02 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 26 September, 2021 06:38:36 PM
Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition begins at BSA
Independent Online Desk

Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition begins at BSA

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The Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition was opened for public viewing at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Saturday. 

The exhibition celebrates in a uniquely thematic way, the life and legacy of the Fathers of each of the two Nations, Mahatma Gandhi and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, State Minister for Culture K.M Khalid and High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami joined opened the digital exhibition. 

Md. Abul Monsur, Secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Liaqat Ali Lucky, DG, BSA were also present. 

The exhibition hosted by the High Commission of India in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Bangladesh and BSA will remain open in Dhaka from September 26 to October 11.

After 11 October 2021, the exhibition will also be displayed at Chattogram, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Kolkata.

The exhibition was specially curated by the two Governments to commemorate Mujib Borsho and to mark 150 years of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as the golden jubilee of India-Bangladesh bilateral relations. 

The exhibition was virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on December 16, 2020 during the India-Bangladesh Virtual Summit. 

During the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh in March 2021, the two leaders visited and appreciated the digital exhibition at a special display arranged at Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Dhaka. 

This unique digital exhibition, specially curated by Birad Yagnik, Curator of Mahatma Gandhi Digital Museums was also displayed at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi from December 16; 2020 to January 31, 2021 where it was well-received, read a media release.

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