Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre ( IGCC), High Commission of India, Dhaka organized a virtual poem recitation event "Tribute to Bangabandhu- Kobir Konthey Kobita (Poems by Poets)" in collaboration with Bangiya Society for Literature and Culture/ Bongiya Shahitya Sangskriti Samsad.
IGCC organized the event to honour the life and legacy of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangladeshi poets recited self-composed poems showering tributes for his statesmanship, qualities of benevolence, his pragmatism and the supreme sacrifice he made for his country. Bangabandhu is also reflected in these poems as an epitome of inspiration for the generations to come.
The following artists/poets of Bangladesh performed at the virtual event:
Nirmalendu Goon (Recepient of Bangla Academy award, Ekushey padak and Independence award), Sheikh Hafizur Rahman (Member Secretary, National Father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust.) , Habibullah Sirajee (Bangla Academy Award, Ekushey padak. Director General, Bangla Academy), Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury (Bangla Academy Award. Chief Secretary (Rtd) of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh), Nazmun Nesa Piari (Ekushey Padak), Maruful Islam (Bangla Academy award), Azizur Rahman Aziz (Secretary (Rtd), Ministry of Cultural Affairs ; Chief Information Commissioner (Rtd), Nasima Begum (Chairman, National Human Rights Commission) and many more.
People who are interested to listen to the poems of the esteemed personalities can stream into the website: www.facebook.com/IndiraGandhiCulturalCentre/