National Professor Kabir Chowdhury
who is also the Chairman of Bangla Academy is a renowned personality in
Bangladesh . As a writer, translator , cultural personality Professor Chowdhury
has been a voice of democracy and secularism .
In this exclusive interview with VOA
Bangla Service Professor Kabir Chowdhury talks about the changes that the
present government has brought in the country. He particularly speaks about the
education policy of the present government and says that the idea of imparting
moral and ethical education is a necessity at the initial level , rather than
teaching religious education.
Kabir Chowdhury in this interview
says that it is heartening to note that the spirit of Bangladesh Liberation War
is being reflected in the present day literature . He commended President
Barack Obama for his changing relationship with the Muslim world. Profesor
Kabir Chowdhury also says that translations are not merely transliteration ,
one needs to have a complete cultural knowledge of both languages.