Bangla Academy celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniversary

imageBangla Academy organised a programme at its Syed Waliullah Seminar Room on Wednesday marking the 114th birth anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, which actually falls on May 25.
Director general of the academy professor Shamsuzzaman Khan delivered the welcome address while professor Shantanu Kaisar presented his speech titled ‘Nazrul: Jibon O Shahityer

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Museums at Bangla Academy remain locked most of time

Bangla Academy Bhasha Andolan Jadughar and Jatiya Sahitya O Lekhak Jadughar, housed at Burdwan House of the academy, remain under lock and key most of the time.
Of the two museums highlighting the Bangla language and literature, Bhasha Andolan Jadughar was opened by the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on February 1, 2010 and Sahitya O Lekhak Jadughar on February 1, 2011, said the academy’s chief librarian, Mobarak Hossain.
He said there was no post of curator for the museums while two

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Archiving a Golden Episode

Language Movement Museum in its infancy
Written history is the main source for the younger generations to learn about the Language Movement and the Liberation War. Newspapers, television and films have had a great impact but archives or museums are the best way to display and preserve history. The Language Movement Museum is one such endeavour to inform succeeding generations about the historic event of 1952.
The museum embarked on its journey last

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