Kumudini College

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Kumudini Government College (Bengali: কুমুদিনী কলেজ), also called Kumudini Mohila College, located in Tangail, is a women's college affiliated with Bangladesh National University.[1] The college was established in 1943 by Ranada Prasad Saha, a businessman and philanthropist, became affiliated with the University of Calcutta in 1944,[2] and was nationalized in 1979.[3] Until 1959 when Muminunnisa Mohila College was established in Mymensingh, it was the only women's college in East Pakistan.[4]

Programmes[edit]

The college offers higher secondary and degree programmes as well as post-secondary Honours and Masters programmes.[3] The college also arranges cultural, literary and sports programmes for its students.[citation needed]

Famous alumnae[edit]

Well-known alumnae of Kumudini college include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National University Affiliated College List". Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Rachana Chakraborty. "University of Calcutta". In Sirajul Islam. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ a b Syeda Momtaz Sheren. "Kumudini College". In Sirajul Islam. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  4. ^ Aminul Islam (November 11, 2006). "Muminunnisa Mohila College: Enlightening women for decades". Star Insight 1 (10). 

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Coordinates: 24°15′27″N 89°55′27″E / 24.2576°N 89.9243°E / 24.2576; 89.9243