A winter poetry festival drew a large audience to the Shilpakala Academy auditorium in Ranpur city on Sunday.
‘The Anjolika Sahittya Potra’, a popular weekly literary magazine, organised the festival participated by noted writers, poets, lyricists, educationists, literary and socio-cultural personalities.
Editor of ‘The Anjolika Sahittya Potra’ poet Dilruba Shahadat presided over the festival where artistes recited popular and self-composed poems dedicated to the winter season.
Noted writers and poets Mohfel Haque, Abu Jafar Abdullah, literary organiser and lyricist AKM Shahidur Rahman and educationist professor Shariful Amin Kochi addressed the festival as guests of honour.
Writers and poets Shahjahan Mandal, Reazul Nabi, Basher Ibne Jahur, Tasmin Afroz, Lutfar Rahman Shaju, Mahbubul Alam Sarker, SM Sathi Begum, Dr Nasima Akhter, Dr Ferdous Rahman, Mizanur Rahman, Selina Sattar Shelly, Mamtazur Rahman Babu and Golam Mostafa recited self-composed poems.
The audience greatly enjoyed recitation of poems by poet-lyricists Abdul Hakim Khosru, Shahida Milky, Hasnine Rabbi, Joseph Akhter, Nahid Afroz Liza, Rumana Begum, Mossarraf Hossain, Kamrul Hasan, Rabiul Islam Lazu, Bazlur Rashid, Sumaiya Tasnim, Zannatul Ferdous, Sumona Mahfuz Chowdhury and Eshita Ahmed Esha.
Besides, Ziaul Alma Faruki, Sharif Ahmad, Mouli Islam, Nasrine Naz, Zobayer Ali Jewell, Soilendra Nath Barma, Zakia Sultana, Pervin Sultana, Lutfar Rahman, Shahnaz Pervin, Matiar Rahman Afrin and Ayesha Siddika recited self-composed poems and rhymes.
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