DHAKA, April 2 (BSS) - Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique said here today that Govinda Chandra (GC) Dev was a man above fundamentalism.
"GC Dev taught the philosophy of winning heart of the people," he said at a seminar marking the 41st death anniversary of World Renowned Philosopher Shaheed Professor GC Dev at RC Majumdar Arts auditorium on the campus.
'Dev Centre for Philosophical Research' arranged the seminar with its President and Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Harun-or- Rashid presiding.
Conducted by director of the research centre Professor
Azizunnahar Islam, the seminar was addressed by Arts Faculty Dean
Professor Sadrul Amin as the chief guest. Philosophy Department
Chairperson Professor Latifa Begum delivered the welcome speech.
Prof Arefin said and peace and harmony could be established
in the country by applying Dev's philosophy in the society.
Professor of Philosophy Department Pradip Kumar Roy, while
presenting the keynote paper, said GC Dev was killed by plan on
March 26, 1971.
Like many others Bangladeshi intellectuals, GC Dev was the
victims of the Pakistani political killing, he added.
World Renowned Philosopher GC Dev was the Professor of
philosophy Department of DU.