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Vol. 5 Num 682 Sun. April 30, 2006  
   
National


Sukumar Barua honoured


Probas Prokashoni, a publishing house owned by some Bangladeshi immigrants in UK, has awarded its Shabdapat Medal-2006 to eminent rhymester Sukumar Barua for his contribution to literature.

The award, which includes Tk 25,000 and a crest, was handed over to him at a simple function held at Moulvibazar Public Library auditorium yesterday.

The function was presided over by short story-writer and journalist Akmal Hussain Nipu. Literatteurs Shihab Shahrier, Abdul Hamid Mahbub, Aminur Rashid Babar, Mohibul Amin, Shahabuddin, Mokbul Hussain, Mahfuzur Rahman and Prof Abdul Khalique, among others attended the function.

Probas Prokashoni published a book of rhymes titled 'Thik Achhe Thik Achhe', composed by Sukumar Barua during the Ekushey Book Fair this year.