Monday, 26 September, 2022

M Miraz Hossain gets Indira Gandhi Golden Award

Bangladeshi cultural personality, lyricist and writer M Miraz Hossain has received the Indira Gandhi Golden Award at the ‘Bharat Bangladesh Sahitya Sanskriti Utsav-2022’ organised by India Bangladesh Sahitya Sanskritu Parishad in recognition of his contribution to literary works and human welfare.

The award was handed over to him in a ceremony organised at Jadavpur University Auditorium in India on Friday evening.

Former Vice-Chancellor of Rabindra Bharati University Professor Dr. Pavitra Sarkar was the chief guest on the occasion. National Human Rights Society Bangladesh chairman Md. Nazrul Islam Tamiji inaugurated the event. Member of West Bengal Rajya Sabha Subhashis Chakraborty was the special guest.

About the award, M Miraz Hossain said, “Indira Gandhi is a respectable person. I’m proud and honoured to receive the award instituted in her name. The award will encourage me to do creative work in the future.”