Six younger writers, poets offered

National Desk, Rashedul Islam Biplob , Staff Reporter: Dhaka Office: Six younger writers, poets offered, Six younger writers and poets were conferred with the prestigious ‘Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Purushkar’ (Kali O Kalam Young Poets and Literature Awards) this year. The award rite of ‘Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Purushkar 2017’ held at the principle auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum within the capital on Tuesday.

Presided over with the aid of emeritus professor Anisuzzaman, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu changed into gift as the leader visitor on the award rite.

Besides, eminent Rabindra researcher and author Martin Kampsen changed into gift as guest of honour even as creator Syed Manjurul Islam attended the occasion as unique guest.
This yr, ‘Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Purushkar’ is distributed in five classes. The winners are–Mizanur Rahman (‘Jumjuyari’) and Hosne Ara Jahan (‘Nishinda Patar Graan’) together in poetry, Taposh Roy (‘Ei Besh Atangke Achhi’) in literature, Altaf Shahnewaz (‘Nrityoki’) in essay, research and play, Mamun Siddiqui (‘Muktijuddher Ojana Bhassho’) in Liberation War-primarily based literature and Razib Hasan (‘Haripad O Geliyen’) in children’s literature.

The guests exceeded over the awards to the recipients. Each of the award winners received a crest, a certificate and prize money really worth TK. One lakh in recognition in their superb works.

For the 10th time, ‘Kali O Kalam Tarun Kabi O Lekhak Purushkar’ has been allotted to understand the younger capabilities within the u . S . A .’s literature global. The award has now become a ideal one to the young writers and poets–the young litterateurs advised this even as expressing their emotions after receiving the distinguished award. They also stated that this award will inspire them to move forward.

Publisher of Kali O Kalam and Bengal Foundation Chairman Abul Khair introduced welcome speech on the programme. Writer Syed Manjurul Islam and Rabindra researcher and writer Martin Kampsen, among others, also delivered speech at the programme. Kali O Kalam editor Abul Hasnat turned into also gift at the event.

Professor Biswajit Ghosh, Mahbub Sadik and Imdadul Haq Milon read out letters of appreciation approximately the writers on the award ceremony.

Artist Laisa Ahmed Lisa presented Tagore track on the programme in the end.

To observe, Kali O Kalam, a month-to-month magazine for art, lifestyle and literature, has been awarding this on the grounds that 2008 whilst 39 personalities were given the award till 2016.


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