Dhaka, Aug 17 (UNB) – Noted theatre and cultural personality Ataur Rahman has been made a member of the Awami League (AL) Advisory Council.
AL President Sheikh Hasina nominated Ataur Rahman exercising her power bestowed upon her through the party’s 20th national council held on October 22-23, 2016, said a press release signed by AL office secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap on Saturday.
With the induction of the Ekushey Padak-winning cultural personality into the AL Advisory Council, the number of its members has risen to 43.
Ataur Rahman received the Ekushey Padak in 2001 for his contribution to drama.
Ataur Rahman, who was born in 1941, completed his Masters in Science (MSc) in 1964 from Dhaka University.