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Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition begins at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

  • Published at 04:37 pm September 25th, 2021
Bangabandhu-Bapu digital exhibition begins at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
The Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital Exhibition was opened for public viewing at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Saturday, September 25, 2021 Dhaka Tribune

The exhibition will also be held at Chittagong, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Kolkata

The Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital Exhibition was opened for public viewing at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Saturday. 

The exhibition celebrates in a uniquely thematic way, the life and legacy of the fathers of each of the two nations, Mahatma Gandhi and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Education Minister Dipu Moni, State Minister for Culture KM Khalid and High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami jointly opened the digital exhibition. 

Cultural Affairs Secretary Md Abul Monsur and Shilpakala Academy Director General Liaqat Ali Lucky were also present. 

The exhibition, hosted by the High Commission of India in association with Bangladesh's Cultural Affairs Ministry and Shilpakala Academy, will remain open from September 26 to October 11.

Afterwards, the exhibition will travel to Chittagong, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Kolkata.


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The exhibition was specially curated by the two governments to commemorate Mujib Borsho and to mark 150 years of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as the golden jubilee of India-Bangladesh bilateral relations. 

The exhibition was virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on December 16, 2020, during the India-Bangladesh Virtual Summit. 

During Prime Minister Modi's visit to Bangladesh in March this year, the two leaders had also visited and appreciated the digital exhibition at a special display arranged at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka. 

This unique digital exhibition, specially curated by Birad Yagnik, the curator of Mahatma Gandhi Digital Museums, was also displayed at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi from December 16, 2020 to January 31, 2021 where it was well-received.