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Vol. 5 Num 282 Sun. March 13, 2005  
   
Metropolitan


Ten receive Anannya Award


Anannya Top Ten Award 2004 was awarded at a colourful function in the city yesterday.

Ten women from across the country were given the award for their outstanding contributions in different fields.

The recipients are Fazilatunnesa Bulu (social worker), Siddiqua Kabir (nutritionist), Monowara Hakim Ali (entrepreneur), Hasna Jasimuddin Moudud (environmentalist), Aleya Ferdousi (sports organiser), Sadia Sultana Shampa (mountaineer), Acting Sub Lieutenant in Navy Marjia Islam (sword of honour), Merina Tabassum (architect) and Roushan Ara Roksana Sarker (filmmaker).

Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed gave the awards among the recipients.

He said our women have come a long way. Now awareness is needed to establish their dignity.

Ain O Shalish Kendra executive director Sultana Kamal also spoke with Anannya Editor Tasmima Hossain in the chair.