Ekushey Padak recipient artist Abu Taher passes away

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18th December, 2020 08:19:36 printer

Ekushey Padak recipient artist Abu Taher passes away

Ekushey Padak recipient eminent artist Abu Taher breathed his last on Friday around 12.00pm at the United Hospital after suffering from cardiac arrest . This is a great loss for the Bangladeshi art scene. He had been completely bedridden for the past few years, especially after having brain injury from a tragic accident. His Janazah will be held tomorrow (December 19) after  Zohr prayer at the Baridhara DOHS mosque.

Abu Taher is a prominent abstract artist, and has been awarded several prestigious awards throughout his life, including the Ekushey Padak. His wife Meherunnesa also passed away 2 years back from cardiac arrest. He is succeeded by two daughters, two sons, and several grandchildren.


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