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9 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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21 Ekushey Padak recipients named

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21 Ekushey Padak recipients named

The government announced names of 21 eminent citizens for awarding prestigious Ekushey Padak for 2018 for their contribution in respective fields. The official release from the cultural ministry disclosed the names of the recipients yesterday, reports UNB.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the Ekushey Padak to the awardees on February 20 at Osmani Memorial Auditorium. AZM Takiullah (posthumous) and Prof Dr Mirza Mazharul Islam got the award for the language movement while Sheikh Sadi Khan, Sujoy Sham, Indra Mohan Rajbanshi, Khurshid Alam and Motiul Haque Khan won for music.

The government announced the names of Minu Haque and Humayun Faridi (posthumous) for dance and acting respectively while Nikhil Sen, Kalidas Karmakar, and Golam Mostofa got the award for drama, fine arts and photography.

Ranesh Moitro and Professor Julekha Haque (posthumous) and Dr Mainul Islam won the award for journalism, research and economics respectively while the government announced the name of Ilias Kanchan for social service.

Syed Manzoorul Islam, Saiful Islam Khan (poet Hayat Saef), Subrata Barua, Robiul Hussain and Khalekdad Chowdhury got the award for language and literature.

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