Ekushey Padak 2015 will be handed over on Feb 19
Published: February 8, 2015 9:57 pm
8 February 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the Ekushey Padak (one of Bangladesh’s most prestigious award) at Osmani Memorial Auditorium on Feb 19.
Poet Nurul Huda has been recognized for his role in Language and Literature. The other eminent personality to be awarded in the same category is Professor Dr Dwijen Sharma.
Professor Dr Majibar Rahman Debdas will receive the honour for his role in the Liberation War. SA Abul Hayat, ATM Shamsuzzaman and late Abdur Rahman Bayati have been named for their role in Arts.
The others are Professor MA Mannan and Sanat Kumar Saha in Education, Abul Kalam Md Zakaria in Research, Kamal Lohani in Journalism and Faridur Reza Sagar in Mass Media.
Those who are to be awarded for their role in Social Welfare are Jharna Dhara Chowdhury, Srimat Satyapriyo Mahathero and Professor Arupratan Chowdhury.
Piaru Sarder will be honoured posthumously for his role in the Language Movement.