Journalist Baby Maudud gets Begum Rokeya Padak

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PV Desk : Writer and journalist Mahfuza Khatun, popularly known as Baby Maudud, has been posthumously awarded the Begum Rokeya Padak for her contributions to the advancement of women.
This year’s other recipients were artist Surayia Rahman, writer Shobha Rani Tripura, organiser Mazeda Shawkat Ali and social worker Masuda Faruk Ratna.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presented this year’s recipients with the Rokeya Padak at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday.
Baby Maudud’s son Rabiul Hasan Avi accepted the award on his mother’s behalf.