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PM to hand over Ekushey Padak Saturday
Observer Online Desk
Published :Friday, 19 February, 2016,  Time : 5:52 PM  View Count : 22
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over Ekushey Padak-2016 on Saturday to the country's 16 eminent personalities in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their respective fields.

The distribution ceremony will be held at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the city beginning at 11:00 am.

The recipients are: Justice Kazi Ebadul Haque, Dr Sayed Haider, late Syed Golam Kibria (posthumous), Dr Jashimuddin Ahmed for their contribution to the Language Movement, Begum Jahanara Ahmed (arts - television and film), Pandit Amaresh Roy Chowdhury (arts-classical music), Begum Shaheen Samad (arts- Music), Amanul Haque (arts-dance), late Kazi Anwar Hossain in (arts-painting) (posthumous), Mafidul Haque for contribution to the Liberation War and Toab Khan in journalism.

The recipients also include Prof Dr ABM Abdullah in research, Mongsen Ching Monsin (research), Joityprakash Dutt (language and literature), Prof Dr Hayat Mahmud (language and literature) and Habibullah Siraji (language and literature).


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