‘Vested quarter tries to destroy communal harmony’
28 November 2015, Nirapad News: National University (NU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Harun-or-Rashid said a vested quarter is trying to destroy the communal harmony, core values and syncretistic culture of Bangalees.
“Bangladesh is country of communal harmony. Our culture is Syncretistic which have Sufism or humanities Islamic philosophy, devotionalism of Sri Chaitanya and Lalon Shah, message of peace and non-violence of Lord Buddha,” he said.
The vice-chancellor said: “But, we are noticing with deep concern that our core values are being attacked again and again. A vested quarter is out to destroy our social peace, harmony, mutual religious tolerance and respect.”
He was addressing the 3rd reunion of Bangladesh Itihas Sammilani at Teacher-Student Centre auditorium of Dhaka University.
Chaired by Bangladesh Itihas Sammilani president Professor Muntassir Mamoon, the function was also attended by its general secretary Mesbah Kamal.
About the preservation of history of War of Liberation and memories of martyrs, the vice-chancellor said the marginal or general people have important role to build a society.
“War of Liberation of Bangladesh is a mass war. Farmers and workers and their children side by side women and members of minority ethnics group had active role in the war,” he added.