‘Ekushey Padak’ for the year 2011
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‘Ekushey Padak’ for the year 2011

Dhāka : Bangladesh | Feb 20, 2011 at 4:49 AM PST
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Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Thirteen personalities were awarded ‘Ekushey Padak’ for the year 2011 for their outstanding contribution to the nation`s advances in different fields.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the prestigious award to the recipients. The award-recipients are language hero Shawkat Ali (posthumous) and language hero Mosharef Uddin Ahmed (posthumous) for language movement, Ustad Akhter Sadmani (posthumous- fine arts) Abdul Haque Chowdhury (posthumous- research), Amanul Haque for language movement, Baul Karim Shah (fine arts), Jyotsna Biswas (fine arts), Nurjahan Begum (journalism), M Abul Hashem (social welfare), M Hares Uddin (social welfare), M Delwar Hossain (social welfare), Shaheed Quadri (language and literature) and Abdul Haque (language and literature). Ekushey Padak is one of the highest civilian awards in Bangladesh, introduced in memory of the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952 that took place on February 21, 1952.

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