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National Library celebrates Sarat Bose anniversary

National Library celebrates Sarat Bose anniversary

India Blooms News Service | | 30 Aug 2014, 06:07 pm
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS) The National Library, Kolkata, in collaboration with the Sarat Chandra Bose Academy, is celebrating freedom fighter Sarat Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary celebrations at the National Library's Bhasha Bhawan Auditorium on Saturday, with an Inter University Exhibition Debate on 'The Rule of Law is at Stake in India Today'.

Calcutta University, Jadavpur University, Presidency University and St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) are taking part in the function to remember the freedom fighter who was elder brother of Netaji Subhas Bose and a barrister.

The main function is  presided over by the Mr. Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice of India, with Union Minister  Ravi Shankar Prasad delivering the Sarat Bose Oration, and eminent lawyer and author  V. Sudhish Pai speaking on ‘Sarat Chandra Bose: His Life and Work’;  and finally  a presentation of patriotic songs by Surosikha, directed by Sikha Basu.

Floral tributes were offered at the statue of Sarat Chandra Bose near the Kolkata High Court, 10 am onwards.