PM lays Tagore varsity foundation on poet's birth anniversary

PM lays Tagore varsity foundation on poet’s birth anniversary


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday laid the foundation stone of Rabindra University, an institution named after Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, marking the poet’s 154th birth anniversary.
From the same venue, Shahzadpur Pilot High School Ground, the premier also inaugurated the Regional Passport Office, Sirajganj, upgradation of Sirajganj 150MW gas turbine power plant to 225 MW combined cycle one, Institute of Marine Technology, District Registers Office and Sheikh Russell Poura Children’s Park, Sirajganj.Hasina also laid the foundation stone of Sirajganj 225 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant (2nd unit).
The 154th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore is being observed in the country on Friday. The government took up elaborate programmes marking the day.
President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia have issued separate messages on the eve of the day.
Bangla Academy organized a cultural programme and ‘Rabindra Puroshkar 2015’ distribution ceremony at its premises on Sunday on this occasion.
Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Nur will be present as the chief guest.
The birth anniversary programmes were observed at the places associated with Tagore’s memory — at Sheliadah of Kushtia, Shahzadpur in Sirajganj, Patisar in Naogaon and Dakshindihi in Khulna — under the management of the local administration. – UNB


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