The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), High Commission of India in Dhaka organized a virtual poem recitation event “Tribute to Bangabandhu- Kobir Konthey Kobita (Poems by Poets)” in collaboration with the Bongiya Shahitya Sangskriti Samsad (Bangiya Society for Literature and Culture) on Tuesday.
The event broadcasted live on IGCC's Facebook page on Tuesday night, showcasing 16 renowned Bangladeshi poets who performed solo recitations of self-composed poems showering tributes for the statesmanship, qualities of benevolence, his pragmatism and the supreme sacrifice the Father of the Nation made for his country.
Marking the ongoing 'Mujib Borsho' celebration (birth centenary of the Father of the Nation), the great leader has also been reflected in these poems as the subject and as an epitome of inspiration for the generations to come.
Ekushey Padak, Independence award and Bangla Academy Award winning eminent poet Nirmalendu Goon, Member Secretary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust Sheikh Hafizur Rahman, Bangla Academy Director General Habibullah Sirajee, Chief Coordinator of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Ekushey Padak winning poet Nazmun Nesa Piari, Bangla Academy award winning poet Maruful Islam, former Secretary of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs Azizur Rahman Aziz, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Nasima Begum, among others, recited their self-written poems at the event, honoring the Father of the Nation and his eventful life.
The webcast is available for viewers on the Facebook page of IGCC at www.facebook.com/IndiraGandhiCulturalCentre/