Bauls pay tribute to Sheikh Mujib

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Aug 25,2019


Bauls perform on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises.

Popular Bauls paid tribute to country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at a programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on Friday.

The programme titled ‘Bauler Kanthe Bangabandhu’ was organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy under its Shadhu Mela initiative which was launched to promote folk bards and their creations.

Bauls Shafi Mandal, Tuntun Baul, Abdul Latif Shah, Samir Baul, Diti Sarkar along with Bauls of BSA entertained the audience rendering songs.

Besides, eminent Lalon researcher Abu Ishaq Hossain spoke on life and philosophy of Fakir Lalon Shah.

BSA director general Liaquat Ali Lucky presided over the event where Dhaka University vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman, Munayem Sarker, Syed Abul Maksud and Badrul Anam Bhuiyan, among others, was present at the event as guests.

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