IUB honored Trustee Mr. D P Barua
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) observed the International Mother Language Day by paying tributes to Mr. Deva Priya Barua (D P Barua); a language movement hero and the founder Trustee of ESTCDT, the founding Trust of IUB. The event took place on February 20, 2020 at IUB’s own campus in Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka.
The School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (SLASS) at IUB organized the program where Dr. A Majeed Khan, the founding President, ESTCDT; Trustee Mr. Tanveer Madar; Khandker Md. Ifterkhar Haider, Treasurer; Prof Imtiaz A Hussain, Dean (Acting), SLASS; and Dr. Ahmad Mostafa Kamal from Department of Physical Sciences delivered their speeches, honored the hero, Mr. D P Barua and recalled his remarkable contributions that he made during the language movement in 1952.
In his speech, Mr. D P Barua reminiscent the days of 1952. He urged the audience to uphold sovereignty of International Mother Language Day and build the nation according to that spirit.
Songs and dances were performed by IUB Art Club members during the occasion. Deans, members of the faculty & administration and large number of students attended the program.