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Rokeya realised essence of female education for women renaissance: Speakers
Rangpur

Rokeya realised essence of female education for women renaissance: Speakers

Speakers at a discussion yesterday said Begum Rokeya clearly understood the essence of spreading female education for women renaissance and socioeconomic and political empowerment of the womenfolk.They said the vision, philosophy, ideals, thoughts and conscience of Rokeya have been playing a vital role in the present era of science and digitisation in the policymaking process for time-befitting female education and ensuring equal rights of women.Begum Rokeya Forum (BRF) with assistances of the North Bengal Institute of RDRS Bangladesh organised the discussion ahead of a prize distribution ceremony among the winners of various competitions at Bahar Kachhna Government Primary School here on Saturday afternoon.Students of Bahar Kachhna Government Primary School, Bahar Kachhna Girls’ High School and Bahar Kachhna Pre-kindergarten participated in the competitions on ‘Begum Rokeya’ organised by BRF for creating awareness among them.Deputy Director of the Social Service Department Nazmun Nahar attended the ceremony as the chief guest with Senior Vice-president of BRF Alhaj Advocate MA Basher Tipu in the chair.Research Coordinator of RDRS Bangladesh Zulfiqar Ali Hanif, General Secretary of BRF Mokhlesur Rahman and its member Raihanul Alam addressed the occasion as the special guests.Headmistress of Bahar Kachhna Government Primary School Begum Jahanara Parveen, Headmaster of Bahar Kachhna Girls’ High School Anwarul Haque and Senior Teacher of Bahar Kachhna Pre-kindergarten Atikur Rahman also spoke.Taking part in the discussion, the speakers elaborately narrated the life, deeds, literary works, struggles and contribution of Rokeya to the society and called upon the teachers for spreading the philosophy of Begum Rokeya among students.They said discriminatory social attitude, repression and violence against women could be prevented through establishing the philosophy, ideals and teachings of Rokeya in the society.The chief guest recalled the outstanding conscience of Rokeya and said, “Begum Rokeya was the first woman, who rightly realised that without ensuring female education and women rights, no society can achieve peace and sustainable prosperity.” Later, the chief guest distributed prizes among the winners of various competitions. -BSS, Rangpur

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