A literary event titled “Rabindra, Nazrul and Shakespeare Carnival 2022” was held in the Bangladesh University auditorium on Saturday, 30 July 2022. This event was arranged by the Department of English of the university.
Prof. Dr. Mesbah Kamal, Vice Chancellor (Acting) of Bangladesh University was present as the Chief guest while Mr. Kamrul Hasan; Treasurer, Brigadier General Md. Mahbubul Haque (Retd.); Registrar and Amirul Alam Khan; Controller of Examination of Bangladesh University were the Special guests. Heads and faculty members of all the departments and a huge number of students were also present. The program was chaired by the Head of the department of English.
Vice Chancellor along with the other speakers provided valuable information about Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and William Shakespeare in their speeches. They spoke about the contribution of the three legends. Their writings are the ultimate source of spirituality and the secular spirit of any nation. They would reside in our hearts forever, they added. The speakers also pointed out how their timeless creations fascinate us to date and emphasized finding out the connection between life and literature and how literature inspires us to put humanity above all.
The formal session was followed by a colorful cultural program where the faculty members and students took part in different cultural events relating to the literary creations of these three timeless authors.