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13 December, 2015 00:00 00 AM
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Poetry festival ends in Tangail

OUR CORRESPONDENT, Tangail

A two-day poetry festival of Bangladesh and India ended in Tangail yesterday. The festival was arranged under the auspices of Tangail Public Library at Bhashani hall in the district. About 100 poets of Bangladesh and 28 from India took part in the festival.
Aruni, a literary organisation of Tangail, has been awarded for outstanding contribution to literature. Poet Moyukh Chowdhury has been awarded Abdul Karim Khan Smriti award. Apurba Dutta of India has been awarded language hero Sofia Khan award. Recitation from self-composed poems and literary gossip were held in three groups yesterday morning.  Fazlur Rahman Khan Farook, a patron of literature and culture and administrator of Tangail district council, formally inaugurated the festival on Friday.
Amiruts professor of Dhaka University Sirajul Islam Chowdhury spoke as the chief guest on the inaugural day. Among others, Sanower Hossain MP, Quazi Rosy MP spoke as special guests. Debi Roy, Samoyal Kanti Das of India, poet Al-Mujahidi and Bulbul Khan Mahbub of Bangladesh spoke on the occasion.
Md Mahbub Hossain, deputy commissioner of Tangail and president of Tangail Public Library, presided over the discussion and recitation programme. Mahmud Kamal, secretary of Tangail Public Library gave welcome address while Nazim Uddin vice-president of Tangail Public Library gave vote of thanks at the function.

 

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