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DHAKA Saturday 1 February 2014, 19 Magh 1420, BS 30 Rabiul awal 1435 HIJRI

DU Dept of English alumni reunite
Publish Date : 2014-02-01,  Publish Time : 23:18,  View Count : 8
Former students of Dhaka University's English department assembled on the campus on Friday, where old friends spent some time together remembering the past and catching up on the present, reports They were also joined by the present students in the departmental reunion on Friday.
Members of the English Department Alumni Society come together on the last Friday of January each year.
The former students started arriving at the DU Teacher-Student Centre in the afternoon.
After registering themselves, they gathered at the TSC ground, the main function venue.
Silvia Islam conducted the event that began around 4pm. The former students observed a minute's silence in the memory of Professor Khondakar Ashraf Hossain of the department and former president of the Alumni Society Masrur Chowdhury.
Prof Ashraf died on Jun 16, and Mashrur, also Nandan Group Chairman, on Aug 5. Present students sang before department Chairman Prof Tahmina Ahmed delivered the welcome address.
Prof  Syed Manzoorul Islam and Society President Wazir Sattar also spoke. Alumni Society General Secretary and Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi presented the society's annual report.

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