RU celebrates 67th founding anniversary

7 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi University (RU) here on Monday celebrated its 67th founding anniversary in limited scale amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

The day’s programmes began with hoisting of national flag and university flags in front of the administrative building at 10 am through maintaining social distancing and following other health related government’s guidelines, reports BSS.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Abdus Sobhan accompanied by Pro-vice-chancellors Professor Ananda Kumuar Shaha and Professor Chowdhury Jakaria and Proctor Professor Lutfor Rahman planted a tree sapling on a road island near the main entrance to mark the day.

RU began its journey on July 6, 1953 with only 161 students and 68 teachers.