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Welcome to Jagannath Hall, University of Dhaka

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Professor Dr. Mihir Lal Saha
Provost
Jagannath Hall, University of Dhaka

The name of Jagannath Hall is closely associated with education, culture and human awakening of Bangladesh. The University of Dhaka started its journey on July 01, 1921 with three Halls-‘Dacca Hall’, ‘Jagannath Hall’ and ‘SalimullahMuslim Hall’ as per recommendation of Calcutta University Commission. The nomenclature of ‘Jagannath Hall’ and ‘Dacca Hall’ were adopted as the newly-established University of Dhaka was founded on the land of Jagannath College and Dhaka College. The name of Jagannath College and Jagannath Hall were basically taken after the name of Jagannath Saha,  father of Kishori Lal Saha (Roy Chowdhury), Zaminder of Baliati of Manikganj.

Jagannath Hall started its journey with 313 students on September 09, 1921. Jagannath Hall initially started functioning temporarily in a Bungalow at Ramna. The different houses and necessary structures were accomplished later in the government requisitioned land. The Jagannath Hall did not have its own entity for more than a decade during Pakistan regime. Jagannath Hall got back its entity in 1957. In the long history of Jagannath Hall several scholars and educationists had ornamented the coveted post of provost of the hall. Among those, Dr. Naresh Chandra Sengupta, Dr. Ramesh Chandra Majumder, Dr. Haridas Bhattacharya, Professor Debendranath Banarjee, Dr. Prithwish Chakrabarty, Dr. Gobinda Chandra Dev and Dr. Jyotirmoy Guhathakurata are especially noteworthy. Read More..

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Number of Students

Residential Students 1420
Non-Residential Students
1016
Total 2436
2436
Number of Students
1420
Residential
1016
Non-Residential

Brief History of Jagannath Hall

The name of Jagannath Hall is closely associated with education, culture and human awakening of Bangladesh. The University of Dhaka started its journey on July 01, 1921 with three Halls-‘Dacca Hall’, ‘Jagannath Hall’ and ‘SalimullahMuslim Hall’ as per recommendation of Calcutta University Commission. The nomenclature of ‘Jagannath Hall’ and ‘Dacca Hall’ were adopted as the newly-established University of Dhaka was founded on theland of Jagannath College and Dhaka College. The name of Jagannath College and Jagannath Hall were basically takenafter the name of Jagannath Saha, father of Kishori Lal Saha (Roy Chowdhury), Zaminder of Baliati of Manikganj.