CU celebrates 53th founding anniversary

Chittagong University 53th anniversary
Teachers and students of of Chittagong University (CU) bring out a rally on the campus on Monday, November 18, 2019 marking the 53th founding anniversary of the university. Photo: Collected

The authorities of Chittagong University (CU) are celebrating its 53th founding anniversary today amid festivity and enthusiasm.

CU Vice-Chancellor Prof Shireen Akhter inaugurated the day's programme cutting cake.

To celebrate the day, the teachers, students and staff of the university brought out a colourful procession from Shaheed Minar around 11:00am.

CU Vice-Chancellor Prof Shireen Akhter inaugurates the day's celebration programme cutting cake on Monday, November 18. Photo: Collected

Later, floral wreath was placed to the mural of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman followed by a discussion.

The celebration programme will come to end through cultural performances.  

Mentionable, Chittagong University was founded on November 18, 1966 with only four departments -- Bangla, English, History and Economics. Now there are 48 departments and more than 30,000 students are studying in the university.