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16 literary and cultural figures to be honoured in Kolkata

Published : Saturday, 18 January, 2020 at 12:00 AM  Count : 213
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16 literary and cultural figures to be honoured in Kolkata

16 literary and cultural figures to be honoured in Kolkata

Sixteen celebrated literary and cultural figures, from both Bangladesh and West Bengal, are going to receive honorary recognition for marking invaluable contributions in their respective fields. The honorary recognition will be jointly given by 'Nikhil Banga Bachik Sangsad' and Kolkata's TV channel 'Colors Bangla' on January 18. The artistes are going to be venerated through a felicitation programme to be held at the Rabindra Mancha Auditorium of Jorashako Thakurbari, Kolkata, India.
Earlier on a press meet, the general secretary of 'Nikhil Banga Bachik Sangsad' Biplab Mandal, after primary selection, announced the name of the 16 artistes at the Jibanananda Conference Room of Nandan, Kolkata. The artistes to be honoured are--- playwright and actor Rudraprasad Sengupta, poet Ashim Saha, poet Subho Das Gupta, music composer and director Sheikh Sadi Khan, folk singer Shuvendu Maity, actor Ziaul Hasan Kislu, elocutionist Soumitra Mitra, actor Shahidul Alam Sachchu, dramatist and director Kazi Rafiq, lyricist Shahid Rahman, singer Monisha Murli Nayar, lyricist Mohammad Habibullah, actor Ratan Khan and others. They will be awarded an honorary crest and certificate at the felicitation programme. Women, Children and Social Welfare Minister of West Bengal Shashi Panja will join the programme as the chief guest. Mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation Krishna Chakraborty and Colors Bangla's head of business Rahul Chakraborty will be present as the special guests.



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