Sherpur Government Victoria Academy

Sherpur Government Victoria Academy is a boys' secondary school in Sherpur Sadar Upazila, Sherpur District, Bangladesh, founded in 1887.[1]

Sherpur Government Victoria Academy
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Sherpur Government Victoria Academy
Location
Bangladesh
2100
Information
Other nameVictoria Academy
School typeGovernment Public schools
Founded1887
FounderZamindar Roy Bahadur Charu Chandra Chowdhury
School boardMymensingh
School districtSherpur District

HistoryEdit

The school was founded on 1 April 1887 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Victoria. At the time it was called Sherpur Victoria Memorial Academy.

Until 1960 (after the partition of India in 1947), the school was run under the authority of the University of Calcutta. In 1981 it was nationalised and renamed Sherpur Government Victoria Academy.[2]

The School has already passed its 125-year anniversary. On 30–31 January 2013 the "125 Year Anniversary" was celebrated by the former and current students. Advocate Abdul Hamid (Speaker of parliament) was present.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Milton, Sakil Ahmed Shahriar (2012). "Sherpur Sadar Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ Islam, Aminul; Kar, Shuvra (30 August 2008). "Sherpur Govt. Victoria Academy: 121 years". Star Insight. Vol. 2, no. 40. Retrieved 17 June 2011.

Coordinates: 25°01′17″N 90°01′04″E / 25.0213°N 90.0179°E / 25.0213; 90.0179