Transgender rights activist Tashnuva awarded ‘Hero Award-2020’ | The Daily Star
12:25 AM, November 22, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:27 AM, November 22, 2020

Transgender rights activist Tashnuva awarded ‘Hero Award-2020’

Tashnuva Anan Shishir, an actor at BotTala, and a trans-woman, has been awarded the 'Hero Award-2020' for providing food assistance to poor and the needy, minorities and vulnerable groups, including sex workers, during the country-wide shut down due to the outbreak of Covid-19. 

Two social organisations -- Aarvi Foundation and Bijoy Foundation-- jointly conferred the award.

The award was given yesterday at a programme held at Baridhara in Dhaka.

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