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    “Priyabhashini's artistic legacy should be preserved”

    Ferdousi Priyabhashini is an artist par excellence and a Birangona of 1971. It is the Mother Nature that would drive her the most as she created arts from found objects of nature.

  • The portrait of an artist Ferdousi Priyabhashini

    The portrait of an artist

    How does one pay tribute to the lifetime achievements of an artist, especially when the iconoclast is Ferdousi Priyabhashini? Growing up in Khulna, a quaint town of the then East Pakistan, she once nurtured a passion for music. Her relinquished desire to become an exponent of Tagore gave Bangladesh one of its most revered sculptors.

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    Last tributes paid to Priyabhashini

    People from all walks of life pay their last respects to noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka.

  • Celebrating a Braveheart

    A tribute to artist and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini on a day we celebrate women could not be more befitting except for the fact that it should have been a tribute to a living legend not a eulogy for a hero who is no more. She passed away on March 6. When one looks at the life of this incredibly brave and beautiful woman one cannot help but feel that we as a nation have failed miserably to pay our dues to this freedom fighter.

  • Ferdousi Priyabhashini passes away

    “Ferdousi Priyabhashini was a free will. During her twilight months, she went through many physical complications. She always held the conscience of Liberation War in all the phases of her art and life. She was an active voice for the justice of war criminals and human rights. A piece of Bangladesh is represented in every work by her. We have lost a vital voice of our Liberation War,” said Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor.

  • Priyabhashini was mouthpiece of '71 tortured women: Shahriar Kabir

    Ferdousi Priyabhashini was the mouthpiece of all women who were tortured during the country’s Liberation War in 1971, Shahriar Kabir, president of Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee, says.

  • Freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini passes away

    Noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini dies of cardiac arrest at Labaid Hospital in Dhaka at the age of 70. She breathed her last around 12:45pm at the hospital where she was admitted on February 23.

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    Priyabhashini’s condition hasn’t improved: Doctor

    Ferdousi Priyabhashini’s condition has not improved and doctors are saying they need to observe her for at least 12 hours to ascertain her condition.

  • Sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini

    Ferdousi Priyabhashini hospitalised

    Noted sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini has been admitted to Labaid Hospital in Dhaka due to multiple complications including diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

  • Fresh death threats from ‘Ansarullah’

    Banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team allegedly issues death threats to three persons including International Crimes Tribunal’s prosecutor Rana Dasgupta this morning.

  • Ferdousi Priyabhashini receives death threat

    Sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini receives death threat over phone from an unknown caller this afternoon, a day into the killing of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy.