Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Kazi Reazul Haque in Khulna on Tuesday said Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's contribution towards enriching Bangla language as well as literature and establishing language across the world is unique, reports UNB.
He was addressed as the chief guest while inaugurating the three day programme marking the 157th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore on Dakkhindhi Rabindra museum premises, father-in-law's house of Tagore, under Phultala upazila in Khulna.
Chaired by deputy commissioner of Khulna Amin-ul- Ahsan, Khulna district administration organised the event including 'Rabindra Fair.'
Earlier, the chief guest inaugurated the fair in front of the museum.
Additional deputy commissioners Nur-e-Alam and Md Moniruzzaman and chairman of Phultala upazila parisad Sheikh Akram Hossain addressed the inaugural ceremony as special guests.
Abul Momen, eminent researcher and writer, discussed on 'Savvyatar Sankat, Rabindra Vabna and Bartaman Prekhapot' that followed by a cultural programme.
Remembering the works of the Nobel laureate, the speakers said that Tagore's deep sense of love and feelings for the nature inspired him to compose and encourage the backward section of the society for emancipation.
Meanwhile, Rupsha upazila administration inaugurated the first day of its three day programme at Phitabhog village, ancestral house of Tagore, amid much enthusiasm and due grandeur, marking the 157th birth anniversary of Tagore.
Deputy Commissioner of Khulna Amin-ul-Ahsan inaugurated and discussed as chief guest on the first day of three days programme.