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Bangla minister inspects 'Bangladesh Bhavan' at Santiniketan

Press Trust of India  |  Santiniketan/Kolkata 

Cultural Affairs Minister today visited to inspect the Bhavan at the Visva-Bharati university complex.

The Bhavan, built with the financial assistance of the government, would house a cultural complex including a library and a museum.

"We want this Bhavan to be inaugurated by the end of May. We believe that this Bhavan will be a centre of attraction at Santiniketan," Noor said.

"We have been told that the of may come to to attend the convocation of Visva Bharati. It will be a matter of great significance if the Prime Ministers of both and Bangladesh attend the inauguration programme of this cultural complex," he said.

Meanwhile in Kolkata, Bangladesh Prime Minister's said the government condemns attacks and killings of intellectuals in the country.

"We strongly condemn such acts which are inexcusable. We are handing out strongest kind of punishment for those having committed such crimes," he said.

The government has been successfully fighting fundamentalists and terrorists, Imam told reporters on the sidelines of a programme on the occasion of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday.

Claiming that there is no political problem in Bangladesh now, he said, "To conduct elections the Awami League government has formed a national committee "

Asked if the opposition BNP would also be taking part in the polls, he said, "There can be political differences but everyone must take part in

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 21:05 IST