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Endowment for Dr. Bhagadatta Khisa Memorial Scholarshipunder HELP



06 October, 2020
Endowment for Dr. Bhagadatta Khisa Memorial Scholarshipunder HELP

An  endowment  in  memory  of  late  Dr.  Bhagatta  Khisha  was  set  up  in June’20 under the Moanoghar Higher Education Loan Programme  (HELP) by his wife Ms. Sabita Khisha. A special scholarship, to be called “Dr. Bhagadatta Khisha Memorial Scholarship”, for tertiary level studies will be provided to a meritorious student from the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The fund for  the  endowment  is  created  from  the  life-long  savings  of  Ms.  Sabita Khisha.Late  Dr.  Bhagadatta  Khisa was a  renowned  personality  in  the  Chittagong  Hill  Tracts. Born  in  1933  in Sabekhyangvillage  of  the  present-dayNaniarchar  upazila,  he  was  the  first  MBBS  medical  doctor  from  the CHT  region.  He  was  a  popular  writer: he wrote  poems,  songs  and  dramaincluding  the  translation  of Molière’s “Le Medecin Malgré Lui”in Chakma language. His study on the Shamanic customsof the Chakmas and  other  communities  remain  a  reference  in  the  field. He  hadbeen  long  associated with Moanoghar and since its foundation, a strong support of Moanoghar activities. He died from incurable cancer in 2002.