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UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan receives ‘Shaheed Nutan Chandra Singha Gold Medal’
UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan received the ‘Shaheed Nutan Chandra Singha-2016 Gold Medal’ for his contribution in education on 01 December 2016. The Medal was handed over to him by the youngest son of Shaheed Nutan Chandra Singha, Profullah Ranjan Singha in a colourful ceremony held at Kundeshwari Vidya Mandhir, Gohira, Chittagong, Nutan Chandra Smrity Parishad conferred the award on him. The award ceremony was presided over by Dr. Souren Biswas, the Acting President of Nutan Chandra Smriti Parishad while the Vice-Chancellor of Chittagong University Professor Dr. Iftikhar Uddin Chowndury attended as the Chief Guest. Principal Nutan Chandra Singha was killed by the collaborators of the Pakistan army in 1971 while he was praying in the family temple. Professor Mannan, in his speech recalled the contribution of martyrs of 1971 in liberating the country. It may be mentioned here that Nutan Chandra Singha has made outstanding contribution to the development of women education in Bangladesh.