Folk king Abdul Alim’s 44th death anniversary tomorrow


DHAKA, Sept 4, 2018 (BSS) – Legendary folk singer Abdul Alim’s 44th death
anniversary will be observed tomorrow in a befitting manner.

Different cultural organisations of the country will chalk out various
programmes in memory of the legendary singer.

The day’s programme will start with placing wreaths at his tomb. Members of
Abdul Alim Foundation will place wreaths at his tomb and will offer prayers
early in the day.

They will also hold a milad in the evening.

Abdul Alim was born at Talibpur village in Murshidabad of West Bengal in
Indian. He died on September 5 in 1974 at the then PG Hospital (now
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital).

He won posthumous Swadhinata Padak and posthumous Ekuskey Padak in 1997 and
1977 respectively for his outstanding contribution to the folk song.