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Poet Asad Chowdhury hailed for receiving Ekushey padak

DHAKA, Feb 23, 2013 (BSS) - Four different organization stoday hailed poet Asad Chowdhury for receiving prestigious 'Ekushey Padak' of 2013.

The four organizations are Dakshin Bangla Jubo Kalyan Samity, Bangladesh Nari Mukti Andolon, Mehendigonj Unnyan Sangram Parishad and Jatiya Ganotantrik League.

Felicitating the poet, president of Dakshin Bangla Jubo Kalyan Samity ASM Mostafa Kamal said that poet Asad Chowdhury is a non-communal and he is a dedicated soldier who has been struggling for building a democratic, poverty- and hunger-free Bangladesh.

President Fatema Khatun and general secretary Farzana Yasmin of Bangladesh Nari Mukti Anodolon said in a joint statement, "We wish long life and good health of poet Asad chowdhury, a dedicated follower of Bangabandhu."

Mehendigonj Unnyan Sangram Parishad and Jatiya Ganotantrik League also hailed the poet for receiving the prestigious Ekushey padak this year.

The poet received the most prestigious 'Ekhushey Padak' from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on February 20 at the Osmani auditorium.