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Riverscapes of a Lonely Poet: Jibanananda Das

November 10, 2019 SANDRP Again I shall return to the Dhansiri’s banks, to this Bengal, Not as a man, perhaps, but as a shalik bird, or a wh ite hawk. As, perhaps, a crow of dawn in this land of autumn’s new rice harvest, I’ll float upon the breast of fog one day in the shade of a jackfruit tree. ... Read More »

National Poet Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary Tuesday

Dhaka, Aug 27 – The 43rd death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed today (Tuesday). Nazrul, revered as Bidrohi Kobi (a rebel poet) for his activism for political and social justice, breathed his last in Dhaka on 12th Bhadra of Bangla calendar year 1383 (August 29, 1976) at the age of 77. He was buried with ... Read More »

Poet Shamsur Rahman’s 13th death anniversary Saturday

Culture Desk The 13th death anniversary of one of the major poets in modern Bengali literature, Shamsur Rahman, will be observed today. Shamsur Rahman died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on August 17, 2006 while undergoing treatment. Different socio-cultural organisations including Shamsur Rahman smriti Parishad have drawn up different programmes to mark the day, a press release said ... Read More »