Disseminating true national history among students and young generations is compulsory to make them patriotic citizens being inspired with spirit of the War of Liberation, said speakers at a programme in Rangpur, reports BSS.
Flourishing multi-dimensional latent talents and creativity of young students is also necessary to make them worthy citizens for leading the nation toward peace and prosperity in future. Speakers made the observations at the certificate and prize distribution function of the divisional level ‘Making of Bijoyful and Other Competitions-2018’ held on Shishu Niketon School premises in the city on Sunday afternoon.
The divisional administration with assistance of Bangladesh Shishu Academy organised the competitions with participation of 432 students of the primary, secondary and higher secondary educational institutions from all over Rangpur division.
The participating children divided in three category-wise groups took part in the competitions like making national flower of water lily, poem writing, poem recitation, story writing and drawing, solo acting, rendering patriotic songs and national anthem in groups and making short film.
Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Joynul Bari attended the function and distributed certificates and crests among the winners as the chief guest with Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) Abdullah Sajjad in the chair. Deputy Inspector General for Rangpur Range Police Devdas Bhattacharya, Rangpur Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abdul Alim Mahmud, Divisional Director (Local Government) Zakir Hossain and Deputy Commissioner Enamul Habib addressed as special guests.
Assistant Commissioner and Executive Magistrate Jasmine Nahar moderated the function attended by participants in the competitions, guardians, teachers, socio-cultural and literary activists, civil society members and local elite.
Terming young students as future leaders of the soil, the speakers stressed frequent arranging extracurricular activities to make them knowledgeable, enlightened and worthy citizens with patriotic zeal.
The chief guest called upon authorities of different educational
institutions to properly flourish latent talents of young students and children to make them brilliant citizens with good human virtues for building a prideful nation.