Sachin Dev Burman's house in Comilla will be an international standard music training centre
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 19: Legendary lyricist and composer Sachin Dev Burman's home in Comilla will be a music training centre and musical archive of international standard.
This information is known from the minutes of the 28th meeting of the Standing Committee on Ministry of Culture held on Sunday (September 18) at the Parliament Building.
A recommendation was made in this regard earlier in the meeting. In the meeting, the implementation and progress of the recommendations of the parliamentary committee in this regard were presented. According to the Ministry of Culture, it has been announced that the house of renowned musician Sachin Dev Burman will be conserved as a memorial.
In the meantime, the necessary renovation and preservation work funded by the Ministry of Culture has been completed. The Deputy Commissioner of Comilla has not handed over the house to the Directorate of Archaeology. However, if the house is handed over to the Directorate of Archaeology, a DDP will be submitted to bring the entire house under the Ministry of Culture and set up an international standard music training center and musical archive.
In the meeting, the Ministry also informed that area-based small cultural centers will be established for the spread of cultural practices in Dhaka city. At the same time, the Capital Development Authority has allocated 41 kata of land in Uttara in favour of the Ministry of Culture to build a large-scale cultural centre. The process of executing the lease deed of that land is ongoing.