The 1st event ‘’Rajbangshi Summit 2019” which is going to be held on 14 September 2019 at Sheikh Hasina National Youth Center, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh aiming to bring more than 1000 Rajbangshi from Bangladesh, India and Nepal. With the theme, “Rajbangshi for Multi-Cultural World: Challenges and Opportunities”. This summit is jointly organized by Rajbangshi Community and Asian Network of Youth Volunteers Society. The summit is in support of Zero Discrimination Day by the joint United Nations Program.
The objective of the summit is to open the eyes of the Rajbangshi people with a view to developing their life-style giving priority to 100% literacy. The Rajbangshi people of plain lands of Bangladesh with religious belief in Hinduism had the main profession of agriculture & fishing. They didn’t at all think of their own development and were remained behind the development in the years after years not sending their children to school. In the midst of hurdles in the profession, some sent their children to school giving up the greed of kachha Taka. Some of them have got higher education and moved to various profession like teacher, doctor, engineers, advocates, singers, arts & culture, goldsmith, accountants, government & non-government services like polices, bankers, and in many other honorable profession and some got into independent business and foreign currency earners who remit a huge amount of foreign currency to Bangladesh.
Summit would also be to make them understand about the challenge and limitations of their existing profession and how they can survive with better lives and better profession with honor and dignity keeping their heads high in the society. It is also aimed to be connected, organized, disciplined and spontaneous structured society uniting the people of Rajbangshi community with a strong economic framework, ensure 100% quality education to remove the superstition, evil custom and unemployment of the community. The summit will be a day-long event wherein the participants will set a communication bridge among themselves and exchange ideas to develop their personal and social interests, exchange idea to educate their children, to get job information for the educated community people and also get benefit from the doctors, engineers, professional accountants, advocates, artist, nurse and etc.
The Summit would include the program schedule as follows:
• Present a keynote paper for the development of Rajbangshi people with critics and floor discussion;
• Greet the talented & meritorious students of the community from PSC, JSC, SSC, HSC, Graduation and Post-Graduation and even professional arenas;
• Appreciation awards to the freedom fighters and selective persons from rajbangshi community;
• Launch a souvenir containing the credentials of Rajbangshi people;
• Cultural program.
Apart from the member Rajbangshi, our attendees coming from every sector around the world including youth organization, government & non-government agencies, developing partners, universities, policymakers & researchers, youth organizations, social and volunteer organizations.