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14 October, 2019 10:17:26 AM
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Ramendu Majumdar awarded with ‘Gandhi Memorial Peace Prize’

DL DESK, Dhaka
Ramendu Majumdar awarded with ‘Gandhi Memorial Peace Prize’
Ramendu Majumdar (2nd right) receives the award at the function. Photo : Courtesy

Noted cultural personality Ramendu Majumdar received this year’s ‘Gandhi Memorial Peace Prize’ introduced by India’s Gandhi Peace Foundation. The prize was given at a function organised by the West Bengal branch of the Foundation, in association with The Times of India, on October 10 in Naihati, said a press release.

Javed Ahmed Khan, Disaster Management and Civil Defence Minister of West Bengal was present as chief guest at the programme, where Dr. Aniruddha Majumdar, Chairman of the Foundation’s West Bengal unit, delivered the welcome speech.

Ramendu Majumdar also delivered Gandhi memorial lecture on the topic ‘Mahatma and Bangabandhu: two symbols of nonviolence’.

Noted mime artist Bidyanath Chakraborty was also honoured with the same prize.

The function was organised to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

BK

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