The 20th death anniversary of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra’s singer Samar Das was observed on Saturday.
To mark the day, members of Samar Das Smriti Sangsad, leaders of The Christian Co-Operative Credit Union Limited, Dhaka and Bangladesh Christian Association paid tribute to the Swadhinata Padak-winning artiste by placing wreaths to his grave at Dhaka Christian Cemetery in the capital’s Wari area on the day.
He was the first music director of the first movie of Bangladesh ‘Mukh-o-Mukhosh’ directed and produced by Abdul Jabbar Khan.
Samar Das played a prominent role in the Bangladesh War of Liberation in 1971.
The Ekushey Padak-winning musician breathed his last on September 25 in 2001.