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Poet Jasimuddin’s 44th death anniversary observed

FARIDPUR, The 44th death anniversary of poet

Jasimuddin, popularly known as Palli Kabi (The Rural Bard) for his poems

depicting the people and nature of rural areas of the country, was observed

here today in a befitting manner .

In this connection Faridpur district administration arranged different

programmes including placing floral wreaths at the graveyard of the poet,

discussion, recitation and doa mahfil at poet’s ancestral home in village

Gobindapur located in the outskirts of the district town.

Deputy Commissioner Atul Sarker spoke at the discussion meeting as chief

guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Roksana Rahman in the chair.

Among others, Police Super Alimuzzaman, ADC Mohammad Aslam Molla,

Additional District Magistrate Dipok Kumar Roy, Additional Police Super Jamal

Pasha, Prof. M.A. Samad and Prof. Mohammad Shahjahan took part in the

discussion.

Jasimuddin died on March 13, 1976 in Dhaka and was buried in his own

village-Govindapur.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)