- Selection of the Model of Sculpture of Independence War to be constructed in KUET
April 02, 2011
On 2nd April 2011, an independent Jury Board headed by Dr. Kamal Lohani, Director General of Shilphakala Academy of Bangladesh, Dhaka, selected the model of the Sculpture of the Independence War of Bangladesh to be constructed at the KUET campus while they met at the Conference Room of KUET. Total 22 models were submitted to this end in response of the advertisement published two times in daily national and local news appears. Among the models the jury board unanimously selected the model submitted by Mr. Gopal Chandra for the construction Independence War Sculpture at KUET Campus. However, other two sculptures were also selected for the 2nd and 3rd position to provide them certificate and prize money. The jury board comprising the Head of Department of Sculpture of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University, Head of Department of Sculpture of the Institute of Fine Arts of Rajshahi University and the Director of Fine Arts, Khulna University. The Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Director of Students Welfare and other teachers and officers were present there. The selected model comprising three figures and the height is 17feet from feet to head. However, the jury board provided some modification regarding the platform of the sculpture.