12 DU students get Prof. Sitara Parvin Award
A total of 12 meritorious students of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded ‘Prof. Sitara Parvin Award’ for their outstanding results in BSS (Hons.) final examination in 2019. Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman distributed award among the students as chief guest at a function held today January 09, 2022 at Prof. Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury auditorium of the university.
Chairman of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism Prof. Dr. Abul Mansur Ahmed presided over the function while Director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty Prof. Dr. Fakrul Alam addressed it. Prof. Dr. Ahaduzzaman Mohammad Ali gave vote of thanks. Prof. Robaet Ferdous conducted the function.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman paid glowing tribute to the memory of Prof. Dr. Sitara Parvin and said, she was an honest, sincere and devoted teacher of the university. He urged the students to equip themselves with humanitarian and non-communal values following the ideal of late Prof. Dr. Sitara Parvin. Students have to play pioneering role for making an inclusive society as well as achieving SDGs by 2030, he said. The VC called upon all for maintaining health protocol to prevent Covid-19.
The recipients of Prof. Sitara Parvin Award are- Mili Akter, Ritu Karmokar, Jannatul Islam Ria, Tahura Tabassum Tari, Sumia Zahid, Md. Tariqul Islam, Tipu Sultan, Saidul Islam, Tanha Tasnim Ity, Farhana Akter, Mst. Nusrat Zabin Biva and Sumya Arefin Arni.
It may be mentioned that Prof. Dr. Sitara Parvin, daughter of former President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed and wife of Prof. Dr. Ahaduzzaman Mohammad Ali of DU MCJ Department died in a tragic road accident on June 23, 2005 in USA.