IPDC hosted a virtual programme titled 'Ogroj' paying tribute to the people who contributed significantly to build the nation within 50 years of country's independence.
IPDC's 'Ogroj' highlights the subject of nation-building from politics into the streets, prison houses, schools, marketplaces, and even fields that would inspire everyone to become a nation builder in their respective nations.
'Ogroj' is a webinar series broadcasted live from the official IPDC Facebook page every first and third Thursday of the month.
In each episode, distinctive icons from diverse sectors such as Finance, Business, Art, Culture, Education, Sports, and Media are shown flipping through the pages of their lives.
Retired eminent banker Anis A Khan's eloquent hosting has been able to induce nostalgia, unfolding the stories of 'legends' throughout seventeen episodes.
Former Finance Minister AMA Muhith recalled his long career through IPDC Ogroj, whereas Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan and Dr Atiur Rahman discuss his journey towards excellence in academics and governorship. The show also brought in pioneering entrepreneur and trailblazer Rokia Afzal Rahman, Roquibul Islam's historical innings with joy Bangla sticker on his bat, Ramendu Majumdar on life and drama, Shujeyo Shyam's ballads of victory.
At the same time, Geeteara Safiya Choudhury reminisces gallant steps in the world of advertising while Selina Hossain dusted off the older pages in her diary of life. Leaving the nation in grief last month, Covid-19 and underlying health concerns claimed life of Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan. But his works remain immortal.
The show, dubbed as 'tribute' to nation-builders, garnered an average of 27,000 views per episode, along with hundreds of comments and reactions, pronouncing the show's popularity. In its endeavor of almost a year, the show has been showered with hundreds of visitors and well-wishers within a short period, with IPDC's veterans returning to narrate the stories of more legends, unknown lives, and outstanding achievements. The show inspires a fresh passion and involvement in the hearts and minds of people, especially the youth, by highlighting individuals who helped shape the Bangladesh of today.
The live show's recorded versions are available on IPDC Official YouTube channel. All updates available at http://www.ogroj.com.bd/