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Hasan Azizul Huq, Ghulam Arieff honoured

  • Published at 10:54 pm March 17th, 2019
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Prominent writer Hasan Azizul Huq receives crest from RCC Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton at the inauguration function of a 10-day Bangabandhu International Cultural Festival in the city on Sunday, March 17, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

They were honoured at the inauguration function of a 10-day Bangabandhu International Cultural Festival in the city

Prominent writer Hasan Azizul Huq, and Language hero, Ghulam Arieff Tipoo, were honoured by the Rajshahi city corporation  mayor on Sunday for winning the highest state awards, Independence Award and Ekushey Padak, this year.

They were honoured at the inauguration function of a 10-day Bangabandhu International Cultural Festival in the city.

Both personalities received crests, certificates, and flower bouquets from  RCC Mayor, AHM Khairuzzaman Liton.

Among others, Poet Sheikh Hafizur Rahman, and Language hero Abul Hossain, spoke at the function where Dr Atiur Rahman, former governor of Bangladesh Bank, attended as chief guest.

Hasan Azizul Huq got the Independence Award  for literature, and Tipoo, a war crimes prosecutor, was awarded the Ekushey Padak for his contribution to the 1952 Language Movement.