Noted cultural personality Shahida Akhter Putul, wife of renowned singer of Khulna late Nasir Haider died on Sunday morning.
Shahida Akhter Putul, popularly known as Putul Haider was a women virtually who renowned as a multi genius personality in her arena.Within her short life time she became a very much popular to all corners and sections of the society as an organiser, teacher, social activist and cultural personality.
She comes from a renowned muslim family. Her father was popular doctor and a social activist.
She completed her Masters degree in literature and a degree of Bachelor of Education.
In her carrier she was a senior teacher in Bangladesh Navy School and College.
At the same time where she trained the students in computer science, song and poetry recitations.
She was attached with as a commander of the girl guides. She visited China as a captain guider in1998.Other than her professional life she was known as a cultural personality. She was a writer, singer, recitation artiste and a very good presenter of news in Bangladesh and often in TV also.
At the same time she was a good presenter on stage performance. Especially in Khulna maximum state function were presented and performed by her. She was a popular Rabindra Shangeet artiste of Bangladesh Betar.
As a poet she was published two books, named, Korak and Prekhkhon. She has a CD with other three poets on poems named Aporahne Anondolok.
She was the Chairman of cultural organisation ‘Baishakhi’ where she gave training to the students on songs and recitations.
She was a charter member of Rotary Club of Khulna, she was also the President, Rotary club of Khulna, president Radio Announcers Club and was the assistant Governor of RI Dist 3281.
She was a active member of Transparency International, Khulna. She was also attached as a secretary and committee member with many other organisation in Khulna.
She awarded as a best Girl Guides Guider in 1994, best Girl Guides Teacher in National Education Week 2001, best award from Business and Profession for Women in 2010 and many other social awards.
Kazi Reazul Hoque, Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), expressed his deep shock at the sad demise of Putul.
Putul’s well-wishers, coworkers, students, fans and people from all walks of life also paid tributes to the cultural personality.