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.