Commissioner of Khulna division Md Ismail Hossain formally opened the newly refurbished Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Srmiti Museum at the circuit house premises on Saturday .
Khulna district administration redecorated Khulna old Circuit House as Bangabandhu Smriti Museum to preserve the memories of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.Bangabndhu who was also the President of the then Awami League during his Khulna visits held huge meetings with the then Awami league leaders in sixty decades and took major decisions from here against Pakistani rulers .
Khulna divisional commissioner visited different rooms of the old circuit house and saw various historical rare pictures of his 55 years life along with his family members and the then Khulna Awami League leaders and activists that were hanged on the wall.
Different clothes, materials , used by Bangabandhu and his parents, younger brother Sheikh Abu Naser and other family members have been preserved in the museum .
“We have collected many materials, photographs, Bangabandhu’s facsimiles and books from veteran Awami League leaders and parliament members, Sheikh Helal Uddin, Sheikh Salah Uddin Zwel, sons of Sheikh Abu Naser, Khulna,” deputy commissioner Md Helal Hossain told BSS.”
“Around 100 photographs of Bangabandhu, collected and different books, speeches and various stories published in newspapers were kept preserved here,” he said, adding that a digital archive was also prepared.
He, however, said people could visit and buy all books on Bangabandhu, other books written by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and books on Liberation War by different authors from the museum .Later, the divisional commissioner Md Ismail Hossain unveiled stones of ‘Circuit House Beautification project’, Digital rooms’ management and modern conference room, construction of main gate and modernization of collectorate building.
He also inaugurated second floor of modern collectorate jame mosque.
The commissioner also distributed sewing machines among 42 distressed, jobless women and wheel chair and easy bikes among disabled people .
Additional divisional commissioner (General) Md Abdur Rashid, deputy commissioner Md Helal Hossain, deputy director of local government of Khulna DC office Md Iqbal hossain, general secretary of City Awami League MDA Babul Rana, Khulna Press Club President S M zahid Hossain, additional deputy commissioner (General) Md Yousup Ali, additional deputy commissioner (ICT and Education) Md Sadekur Rahman, among others, attended the event.
Earlier, Khulna divisional commissioner received 20 ‘high -flow nasal’ cannula for the serious coronavirus patients at his conference room.
S Alam, a leading business group of Bangladesh donated 15 cannula for Khulna Medical college Covid -19 dedicated hospital and five for Khulna General Hospital.