Bande Ali's death anniversary observed
Poet Bande Ali's 34th death anniversary was observed in Pabna on Thursday through a daylong programme, including essay writing painting and recitation competitions among students. A discussion focusing on the life and work of the poet was also organised at the Debottar Kabi Bande Ali High School.
Speakers at the discussion said Bande Ali Miah's verses depict the simple rural life, free from complexities and the bustle of mechanical life.
Born on January 17, 1906 in Narayanpur village of the district, Bande Ali was a noted lyricist of the 19th century. He wrote 84 books in his lifetime, including poetry, prose, and drama. Bande Ali passed away on June 27, 1979.