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Faridur Reza Sagar, the Managing Director of Channel I attended a special program on Bangla New Year and Tagore-Nazrul Anniversary in Bangladesh High Commission in Ottawa, Canada.
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla, Sagar sees the coming up of new Bangla TV channels as a sign of interests for Bengali culture both at home and abroad. He says that the expansions of Bangla TV will encourage more competitions amongst different channels and will help introduce Bangladesh and Bengali culture abroad.
Talking about the program in Ottawa, Faridur Reza Sagar says that he is once again charmed by the attendance in this cultural program. Though this was held on a weekday, Bengalis all over Ottawa and also people of other origin gathered in a large number displaying a profound interest in one’s culture.