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02:01 PM, January 28, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:05 PM, January 28, 2016

11 honoured with Bangla Academy awards

Eleven personalities have been declared recipients for Bangla Academy Sahitya Purashkar-2016.

Director General of Bangla Academy Shamsuzzaman Khan unveiled the names at a press briefing today at the academy’s auditorium.

The recipients are: Altaf Hossain (poetry), Shaheen Akhtar (fiction), Abdul Momen and Dr Atiur Rahman (jointly for essay), Moniruzzaman (research), Abdus Selim (translation), Tajul Mohammad (literature on Liberation War), Faruk Chowdhury (biography and travelogue), Masum Reza (drama), Sharif Khan (science, technology and environment) and Sujan Barua (juvenile literature).

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