Nazrul Islam’s 41st death anniversary tomorrow

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PV Desk : The 41st death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed in a befitting manner tomorrow.

On this day (12 Bhadra of Bangla calendar year) in 1976, the poet breathed his last at the then PG Hospital, now Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in the city.

The Poet was buried with state honour beside the Dhaka University Central Mosque.

Different political parties, socio-cultural and professional bodies have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe of the poet’s death anniversary.

Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television, and other private television channels and radio stations will air special programmes while the national dailies publish special supplements marking the day.

According to a press release of Dhaka University (DU), the programmes of the day will start with Qurankhwani after Fajr prayers at the DU Central Mosque that will be followed by a rally of teachers, students, officers and employees of the university in front of the sculpture ‘Aparajeo Bangla’ from where the vice-chancellor of the university will lead a procession at 7.15 am to place wreath at the grave of the poet.