Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj

Brahmo Samaj is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion. Brahmo Samaj is a society of intellectuals that started in 1828 by eminent social activist Raja Rammohon Roy and the highly decorated Debendranath Tagore. Though East Bengal was a backward region with high illiteracy rate, within 18 years […]

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Public Library

Public Library

Central Public Library of Bangladesh (between 1996 and 2007 it was named Begum Sufia Kamal National Public Library) is the largest public library in Bangladesh. It also houses the Public Library Department which, with 68 public libraries including the Central Public Library in its jurisdiction, is managed by the Directorate of Public Libraries under the […]

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Bulbul Lalitakala Academy

Bulbul Lalitakala Academy

Bulbul Lalitakala Academy an institution of fine arts established in Dhaka on 17 May 1955 commemorating BULBUL CHOWDHURY and his role in popularising dance among conservative Bengali Muslims. It is also known as BAFA (Bulbul Academy for Fine Arts). The academy offers instruction in, and conducts research on, song, music, dance, drama, painting and sculpture. […]

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Rose Garden Palace

Rose Garden Palace

Rose Garden Palace is a prominent building and garden in Tikatully of Old Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was originally built for Hrikesh Das the Hindu Zaminder of Dhaka as a pleasure lodge. It is currently owned by Khan Bahadur Kazi Family. It is undergoing renovation and retains landmark status in Bangladesh. It is popularly known as […]

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Bongshal Pond

Bongshal Pond

Across the long-reclaimed Dholaikhal, at the edge of Tanti Bazaar, the narrow streets lead to the Bongshal Talaab. Making an appearance in the 1908 version of the Cadastral Survey map, the roughly 100-year-old water tank is one of the few remaining in Dhaka and maintained by the community. Location

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Asiatic Society

Asiatic Society

Established in 1952, the Asiatic Society had been known as Asiatic Society of Pakistan, and since 1972 renamed as Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. In establishing the Society, the leading role was played by Ahmad Hasan Dani, the great archaeologist and Indologist of world repute. The other scholars involved in the foundation of the Society were […]

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Military Museum

Military Museum

Dhaka The Military Museum established in 1987 to collect, preserve and display the heritage, history, success and development of Bangladesh Army. It was shifted to its permanent place at Bijoy Saroni in 1999. The main objects of the museum are arms and armour, transport of different times, canon, anti-aircraft guns, portraits of heroes of the […]

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Chandrima Uddan

Chandrima Uddan

Chandrima Uddan is a park situated in the road beside the Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The name literally means “Moonlight Park” in Bengali. The park is notable for being the place where the former Bangladeshi President, Ziaur Rahman was buried. It is connected to the road with a bridge which runs over the […]

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Bakarkhani

Bakarkhani

It is the most famous and common ruti in old Dhaka. As it is so dry local people called it ‘Sukha Ruti’. It tastes salty. Generally it is eaten with tea and sweets. This ruti is generally made of white flour, mawa, dalda, salt, soyabin oil, ghee, milk etc. First Bakarkhaniwala (Bread-maker) mixed all the […]

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