Update March 14, 2016

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Jasimuddin’s death anniversary observed in Faridpur

Sumel Sarker

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Jasimuddin’s death anniversary observed in Faridpur

14 March 2016, Nirapad News: The 40th death anniversary of Polli Kabi Jasimuddin was observed here this morning today in a befitting manner.

In this connection Faridpur district administration and Faridpur Jasim Foundation jointly chalked out a program at poet’s ancestral home in village Gobindapur located in the outskirts of the district town.

District administration and Jasim foundation led by ADC(Gen) ANM Abdus Sabur placed floral wreaths at the grave of the poet.

Besides a number of cultural and literary organizations in the morning placed floral wreaths at the grave of the poet adjacent to the ancestral home of the poet situated on the bank of dried up river Kumar.

A discussion meeting on the poet was held at the premises of grave site. The discussion meeting was chaired by ADC(Gen) ANM Abdus Sabur.

Among others Prof Shaikh Abdus Samad, Secretary of Faridpur Diabetic Association, Faridpur Shahittya Parishad President Prof M A Samad, poet’s son Dr Jamal Anowar and Faridpur Shahittya Sanskriti Unnayan Sangstha Secretary Kushal Chowdhury took part in the discussion and recitations from Jasimuddin.

Speakers addressing the meeting said that the creativity of poet Jasimuddin in portraying the rural Bengal is unparalleled in Begali literature. His art of expression and composition depicting life, pain, happiness, love and other related surroundings got a fresh height in Bengali poems.

ADC(Gen) Md. ANM Abdus Sabur stressed the need for immediate functioning of ‘Jasim museum complex’ built at an estimated cost of Taka 16 crore by the present government.

Poet’s son Dr. Jamal Anowar also demanded to all concerned for immediate functioning of the museum complex because the costly buildings are being worn out. He also expressed his all cooperation in functioning of the complex.

District level high civil and police officials, cultural personalities and students of Ansaruddin High school were also present in the functions in memory of poet Jasimuddin.

It may be mentioned here that the present government took up scheme of Jasim Museum Complex in the year 2011 at an estimated cost of Taka 16 crore. The discussion was followed by a Doa Mahfil.

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