Building of a memorandum Sculpture for the Liberation War of Bangladesh at Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) is now in better progress. To accomplish the work the implementation committee, formed earlier, has recently selected the site on September 21 at a meeting, presided over by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir who is also the Chairman of the committee, was held at his own office.
Director (Planning & development) Prof. Dr. Md. Keramat Ali Mollah, Director (students’ welfare) Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, Head of the Department of Civil Engineering Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain of KUET, director of the school of fine arts of Khulna University & Architect Dr. Afroza Parvin and Dr. Anirban Mostofa of Architecture discipline of Khulna University were present there as the committee members. Engr. Md Julfikar Hossain, Executive Engr. of KUET, was the member secretary of the committee was also present. Right after the meeting all the committee members walked about the campus right on the spots and finally selected the site (premise of the new academic building) to build it. It is to mention that earlier KUET authority formed an independent Jury board led by eminent personality Dr. Kamal Lohani, Director of Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy to select the model of the sculpture. Out of twenty five sample models, the Jury board selected the sculpture created by artist Gopal Chandra Pal. Last year KUET authority particularly the new Vice-Chancellor after taking the charge of the university decided to build a memorandum sculpture of the liberating war of 1971 at KUET premise to uphold the ever great Liberation War of 1971. It is now going to come in a success.