Post by: Chief News Editor | Published: October 12, 2016 , 7:50 am | Category: WORLD
Tashkent, Broadcasting News Corporation:
A Seminar under the title “Life and works of Kazi Nazrul Islam” was held by the Embassy of Bangladesh in Tashkent in collaboration with the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences at the premises of the Academy’s Grand Hall Tuesday.
The Seminar dedicated to the 40th Death Anniversary of the National Poet of Bangladesh was opened by the Vice President of the Academy of Sciences Prof. Bakhrom Abdukhalimov, who shared his views on the importance of the Seminar in promoting Nazrul’s various creations among the people of Uzbekistan. Afterwards Ambassador of Bangladesh Mosud Mannan made the key-note presentation, which has thoroughly covered the biography and literary success of Kazi Nazrul Islam.
The seminar proceeded with the remarks of Ambassador of India in Uzbekistan Vinod Kumar who had also shared about the legacy of Kazi Nazrul Islam in Hindi literature and arts. Two professors from Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies – Mrs. Ulfat Mukhibova and Mrs. Gulyora Sahrmatiova took part at the Seminar as discussants from the Uzbek side. Also the audience was offered to see the presentation-video prepared by Bangladesh Embassy as a tribute to the multi-faceted talents of the Great National Poet of Bangladesh.
Following the presentation, representatives of Diplomatic Corps in Tashkent were given the floor of the Seminar. Ambassador of Turkey to Uzbekistan Namik Guner Erpul made remarks on the Poet and his works, which are also known in Turkey. Counselor of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Rahmani told about the links that Nazrul’s works had with his country and also recited a poem in Farsi language written by Hafiz. Later on, Mukhammad Shams Raza sang one of the lyrical songs of Nazrul, which was followed by the recitation of the poem composed by the famous Uzbek poet Erkin Vohidov, where Nazrul is praised for his strong spirit and inspiring poems.
Krishti children’s club of Bangladesh Embassy performed a recitation of the most viral poem of Nazrul and a dance. Lal Bahadur Shastri Centre of Indian Culture has also performed a dance based on the song from Nazrul Giti for the Seminar.