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PM distributes Begum Rokeya Padak

  • Published at 11:36 am December 9th, 2019
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Begum Rokeya's 139th birth and 87th death anniversary is being observed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak to five persons for their outstanding contributions towards the society and women empowerment.

Sheikh Hasina distributed the Padak at a program at Osmani Memorial Auditorium, marking the 139th birth and 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, on Monday.

This year, Begum Selina Khalek, Professor Shamsun Nahar, Papri Basu, Begum Akhtar Jahan, and Dr Nurunnahar Faizunnesa (posthumously) received the Begum Rokeya Padak, reports UNB.