Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Tagore’s contribution of Bengali literature to be remembered forever’

Tagore’s contribution of Bengali literature to be remembered forever’

Literary personalities and academics have said the Bengali nation will remember Biswa Kobi Rabindranath Tagore forever for his unparalleled contribution to immensely enrich the Bengali language, literature and culture, reports BSS.

They viewed this at a discussion organised by Rangpur Sahitya-Sangskritik Parishad (RSSP) at its office on Town Hall premises in Rangpur in remembrance of Tagore to observe his 81st death anniversary on Saturday night.

Ex-RSSP president of and noted literary and cultural personality Dr. Mofizul Islam Maantu presided over the event followed by presentation of a keynote essay, recitation of poems and self-composed poems dedicated to Tagore and rendering songs of Tagore.

RSSP General Secretary Advocate Zakia Sultana Choite delivered a welcome speech at the function moderated by its Literary Affairs Secretary Maruf Hossain Mahbub.

Noted literary personality Dr. Nasima Akhter presented the keynote essay titled ‘People’s Poet Rabindranath’ in the function.

Former Head of Bengali Department of Government Begum Rokeya College, Rangpur and literary researcher Professor Mohammad Shah Alam took part as the main discussant on the keynote essay.

 Literary personalities SM Amjad Hossain and Md. Masum Hossain and heroic freedom fighter S C Khan Rakhi also participated in the discussion.

 Poets Helen Ara Sydney, ASM Habibur Rahman, Dr. Mamtaz Begum, Afroza Begum, Mahmuda Khatun, Purnima Raj, Aftab Hossain, ATM Morshed, Abdus Salam, Mehede Masud, Hasna Hena Rozy, Mamunur Rashid, Abdul Kuddus, Afzal Hossain and Araddhya Aporajita recited self-composed and Tagore's poems dedicated to Tagore.

 Members of the reputed cultural and literary organization RSSP, educationists, sociocultural personalities, journalists, Rabindra Researchers and local elite attended the function.