A discussion on the life and works of renowned litterateur, journalist and politician of the sub-continent Abul Mansur Ahmad will be held at Dhaka University today.
Abul Mansur Ahmad Smriti Parishad and Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Foundation will jointly organise the discussion titled “In search of Abul Mansur Ahmad: In regards to debates with Buddhadeb Basu” in Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium of social science faculty building at DU at 4:00pm, marking his 39th death anniversary, said a press release.
Emeritus Professor Anisuzzaman will preside over the discussion while researcher Mohammad Azam will present the keynote paper. Essayist Hayat Mamud and researcher Murshed Shafiul Hasan will take part in the discussion.
The organisers requested all interested to attend the discussion.
Moreover, an international seminar will be held at Netaji Subhas Open University in Kolkata on April 21. The university's Centre for Language, Translation and Cultural Studies under School of Humanities and Abul Mansur Ahmad Smriti Parishad will jointly organise the seminar, the release said.