Lecture on "Transformation of the Society in Medieval Bengal: Role of the Sufis" at UAP


History and Heritage Club, UAP organized a special lecture on 22 November 2018 titled "Transformation of the Society in Medieval Bengal: Role of the Sufis".

Sayed Abu Touab Shakir, Associate Professor, Department of History, Jahangirnagar University was the keynote speaker. Sufis played a vital role in spreading Islam in Bengal. Because of their liberal ideologies a lot of people converted into Islam in Bengal delta and Islam has developed as a moderate religion. Sufis also played an important role in developing various religious and social institutions like Masjid, Madrasha, Khankhah, Dargasharif and so on. This was the 3rd lecture arranged by the club.

Mr. A. S. M. Mohisn, Assistant Professor (History) and advisor of the History and Heritage Club hosted the program. Air Commodore Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury (Retd.), Director, DSW, ended the program with a vote of thanks. Among others, Ms. Layeqa Bashir, Assistant Professor (Sociology), Mr. Anisur Rahman, Assistant Professor (Physics) and, Mr. Nahiyan Choudhury, Assistant Professor (Physics) were present.