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Government awards Ekushey Padak to 17

  • Published at 11:16 pm February 12th, 2017
Government awards Ekushey Padak to 17
A press release from the PID announced the 2017 Ekushey Padak honourees. The recipients are – Poets Omar Ali (posthumously) and Sukumar Barua in Language & Literature Tanvir Mokammel in Film, Sara Zaker in Acting, Dr Zamilur Reza Choudhury in Science & Technology, Professor Dr Sharifa Khatun for her role in the Language Movement, Shushama Das, Julhas Uddin Ahmed, Rahmatullah Al Mahmud Selim and Ustad Ajijul Islam in Music, Syed Abdullah Khalid in Sculpture, Abul Momen and Swadesh Roy in Journalism, Syed Akram Hossain in Research, Prof Emeritus Dr Alamgir Mohammad Sirajuddin in Education, Prof Dr Mahmud Hasan in Social Welfare, and Shamim Ara Nipa in Choreography. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will award the Ekushey Padak to the recipients on February 20 at Osmani Memorial Auditorium.