Tk 80,000 donated for preserving memories of poet Shamsur Rahman |
Nibedan, a socio-cultural organisation, yesterday donated Tk 80,000 for preserving the memories of the veteran poet.
Nibedan Director Biswajit Roy, along with his colleagues, handed over the cheque to poet Shamsur Rahman's wife Johora Rahman at her Shyamoli residence, says a press release.
Eminent cultural personality Ramendu Majumdar, Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation Secretary General Jhuna Chowdhury, painter Muniruzzaman, daughter-in-law of the poet Tia Rahman were present on the occasion.
Proceeds of paintings sale at a programme organised to pay homage to the poet in the city on September 1 this year will also be spent to preserve poet's memories, the press release added.