Collectorate Building At Barisal
|Collectorate Building: Under construction|
Collectorate Building at BarisalThe two hundred year old's Collect-orate building was the District administrator's office of Barisal . Department of Archaeology of Bangladesh is changing this Building into Museum. The building is a still photo of Barisal heritage and culture.
More information:The government on April 1, 2004 declared Barisal Collectorate Building as a national heritage and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs asked the Barisal district administration and Public Works Department to hand over the building to the Department of Archaeology.
About the museum:This museum is under construction now. It was open in June 2008. Project Officer Shihab Uddin said, adding that valuable antiques, including canons of Sultani period, fingerprint of Queen Noorjahan, sword of Sirajuddowla, would be displayed here.Different types of statues and coins, survey maps and manuscripts, mementos of Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq, Aswini Kumar Dutta, poet Jibanananda Das and poet Mukunda Das have also been listed for display here, he added.
Source: The daily star