99th birth anniversary of ‘Potua’ Quamrul Hassan today By UNB | Last Updated: 2nd December, 2020, 10:36

People still fail to grasp the artist as not many of his artworks got exhibited

99th birth anniversary of ‘Potua’ Quamrul Hassan today

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SM Sultan Foundation and the district administration jointly organised various programmes to mark the day


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