Zahan Ara Dolon: The US-based television channel Bangla Channel entered its second year after many ups and downs. 16th July was the first founding anniversary of this television channel. This celebration was quite spontaneous, albeit to a limited extent due to the Corona period।
Although there was no special event organized at the Bangla Channel office in New York, many prominent well wishers came to greet with flowers. The news editor of ATN USA, Kanu Dutta, and , The president of the editorial board of the popular American Weekly Thikana, Mizanur Rahman attended there. Community activist Gopal Sanyal, IT expert and community activist Shubho Roy, World Human Rights founder Shah Shahidul Haque, special correspondent of Daily Samakal and Ekattar Television and editor of Barnamala News Mahfuzur Rahman has also attended.
Haji Enam, Publicity Secretary of the United States Awami League, came to greet the first founding anniversary of Bangla Channel.
In this way, without any arrangement and preparation, a formality started by itself.
Necessary arrangements such as cake celebration were made immediately under the supervision of Bangla Channel Chairman AKM Fazlul Haque and President Shah J Chowdhury.
In New York, the first founding anniversary cake was celebrated with Shahidul Islam, Head of News of Bangla Channel and with the others. Then the chitchat began.
Fauzia J Chowdhury, Vice President of Bangla Channel, greeted on telephone conversation.
Tofail Ahmed, former commerce minister and a member of the Awami League’s advisory council, a top leader of the Bangladesh Awami League wished success and prosperity to the Bangla Channel on its one-year anniversary on a telephone call from Bangladesh.
Honourable Member of Parliament and former Minister of Bangladesh Primary and Mass Education Md. Motahar Hossain also greeted on telephone call from Bangladesh.
On the occasion of completing one year of Bangla Channel and entering its second year, the Board Chairman of Bangladesh Communications Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL) Dr. Shahjahan Mahmud greeted all concerned and wished all the success to Bangla Channel.
Colonel Faruk Khan, presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League and MP of Gopalganj-1, greeted everyone on Bangla Channel and wished them prosperity.
Apart from this, many people from different parts of the world, including Europe and America, greeted each other on the telephone, through online and social media. ❑