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Poet Nazir’s 68th birth anniv today

Today is the 68th birth anniversary of poet Nazmul Haque Nazir.  He was born to Bazlar Rahman Molla and Asiron Nesa at Shialdi village in Alfadanga upazila of Faridpur on September 25 in 1955.

Nazir has a total of 14 books, including a collection of nine poems and a collection of three rhymes to his credit. He also wrote some sacred songs for Hindu devotees of the country.

In recognition of his contributions, the poet was honoured with Rahila Sahittya Puruskar from India, Poet Shamsur Rahman Puruskar, Poet Khan Mohammad Moinuddin Smriti Puruskar, Poet Gobindra Chandra Das Smriti Padak and Haridarshan Puruskar.

Poet Nazmul Haque Nazir breathed his last in Dhaka on November 23 in 2015.