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Vol. 5 Num 351 Wed. May 25, 2005  
   
National


Nazrul's birthday programme at Trishal


The Cultural Affairs Ministry and local administration have jointly organised a three-day national programme at Kazir Shimla and Darirampur in Trishal to mark the 106th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

Jatiya Sangsad speaker Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar is expected to inaugurate the function as chief guest while State Minister for Cultural Affairs Begum Selima Rahman will preside over the function.

The three-day programme includes discussion on life and works of Nazrul, cultural function and recitation from his poems.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Nazrul Institute, Dhaka and various cultural organisations from greater Mymensingh will participate in the programme.

Nazrul spent a few years at Kazir Shimla and Darirampur during his boyhood.