Ekushey Padak-winning folk music legend Fakir Alamgir passed away on Friday night. Noted personalities in the cultural arena of Bangladesh have shared their deep condolence and reminisce fond memories with the singer, ever since the news of his departure broke into the news. TV personality Hanif Sanket is among the front liners who paid tribute to the singer.
“He lost his battle against the deadly coronavirus. He has always played a leading role in various movements for the rights of the artistes, just as he has inspired people in various movements. In the cultural arena, he has always been by the side of everyone's happiness and sorrow. I have a lot of memories with him. I remember the memorable times when we attended many events together. I seek his forgiveness and extend my deepest condolences to the bereaved family”, the post added.
To note: Fakir Alamgir was laid to eternal rest on Saturday at the Taltola Graveyard, following a last namaz-e-janaza post-Zuhr at the Khilgaon Matir Mosque.