- Rabindra Jayanti celebrated at KUET
May 08, 2018
KUET VC Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir termed Rabindranath the poet of the humane soul, as he inaugurated the Rabindra festival at the University on May 08, 2018 Evening, marking the 157th birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate poet. Later, the VC unveiled the plate for new cultural organization formed by the students of KUET named as “Gunjan”. Chaired by the Director(Student Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia, the VC spoke as the chief guest of the festival, where he focused the humane role of Rabindranath Tagore. “Tagore loved his people. Being a Zamindar, he focused the sorrows of the people. He came forward to remove the trouble of his people,” The VC said. Tagore himself introduced banking for the farmers, donating his entire amount of Nobel Prize, the VC said, adding that the poet assisted poor farmers in this region contributing huge land for the cattle farmers. “Tagore was a revolutionist, so he could leave the Knighthood of the British emperor. As a result of Tagore's feelings for the people and the contribution for the Bangalis, Bangabandhu selected 'Amar Sonar Bangla' as national anthem,” the KUET VC said. Among others, Teachers, Officers, Students, Staffs of KUET present on the occasion. Later, various cultural programme performed by the KUET students.