Noted Bangladeshi singer Shaon Chowdhury has achieved a prestigious literary award from Kolkata, India, recently.
With an aim of strengthening fraternity among the people of different countries of the world through literary works an international literary festival was held in Kolkata on 9th and 10th March this year.Shaon Chowdhury’s anthology of English poetry (original) The Agonized Soul has achieved International Fraternity Award in the festival. The book was published in 2018. The literary festival was organised by Writers World of India along with other fifteen renowned literary organisations. More than two hundred noted literary personality from India and about fifty such personality from Bangladesh took part in the festival.
Former Governor of West Bengal as well as former Chief Justice of India Shaymol Sen inaugurated the festival by kindling holy lamps.
It could be mentioned that having English literature academic background singer Shaon Chowdhury is also a talented poet who has composed a lot of Bangla and English poems published through his poetry books.