Thursday, May 30, 2024

Shahidul’s search for Kalpana

Every ordinary but inanimate object bearing the memories of Kalpana Chakma appears as a witness of the terrifying abduction moment of the rights activist on the early hours of June 12, 1996, in internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam’s innovative installation titled Searching for Kalpana Chakma, which is on display at Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi.

Inquiry absolves military, VDP of Kalpana abduction

Abdullah Juberee for New Age The inquiry commission set up to investigate the abduction of Kalpana Chakma, then organising secretary of the Hill Women’s Federation, 15 years ago, found no involvement of the military or the Village Defence Party in the abduction. The probe also failed to identify any abductor but resolved that ‘she had ... Read more