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Poet Belal Chowdhury will be buried in Feni

Sun Online Desk     25th April, 2018 09:04:37 printer

Poet Belal Chowdhury will be buried in Feni

 

The noted poet Belal Chowdhury will be buried at  his family graveyard in Feni on Wednesday evening. 

 

His  second namaz-e-janaza was held at the Dhaka University Central Mosque.

 

The body of noted poet  was  taken at Central Shahid Minar  where people of all walks of life paid their last tribute to him.

 

Earliar, Chowdhury was taken to Bangla Academy  around 10:30am.

 

Ekushey Padak winning poet Belal Chowdhury died at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on Tuesday. He was 79.

 

The poet was admitted to Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on August 27.

Since then he was admitted at the hospital.

 

The poet was suffering from diabetes and kidney problem for long.

 

Chowdhury served Bharat Bichitra as its editor, published from Indian embassy in Dhaka. He was also an editor of Shaptahik Sandwip and Krittibas, a Bengali poetry magazine edited by Sunil Gangopadhyay.

 

Belal Chowdhury also has reputation as journalist, essayist and translator. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2014 for his literary contribution. He also received Bangla Academy Literary Award.

 

Belal Chowdhury was born on November 12, 1938 in Sharsdi village of Feni in the then Bengal Presidency under the British rule.


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