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Today marks the 38th anniversary of death of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.The cultural arena of the country is all set to observe the occasion in a befitting manner. In memory of the late poet, the Bangla Academy will place a wreath on the grave of the National Poet to pay tribute to him this morning. Earlier, the Bangla Academy held a discussion and a cultural programme at its Poet Shamsur Rahman Seminar Room on Tuesday. With Bangla Academy president Prof Emeritus Dr Anisuzzaman in the chair, its Director General Shamsuzzaman Khan delivered welcome speech on the... more ›
Aami chiro-bidrohi beer,/ Biswa chharai uthiyachhi eka,/ Chiro annoto shir.” (I am the eternal rebel,/ I raise my head beyond this world,/ High, ever erect and alone!) - ‘Bidrohi’, Kazi Nazrul Islam. It is really shocking if an individual or institution evaluates Kazi Nazrul Islam as an ordinary poet - not certainly as a rebel, humanist, or revolutionary. Sometimes, it comes to our notice that some critics are reluctant to consider Nazrul’s works and contributions to the politics against the British Government revolutionary. They would rather want him as an ordinary rebel. In the sense of the western-type protagonist, a true revolutionary is a person who either actively participates in revolution or supports... more ›
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