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FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Protest on Tuesday to demand removal of Misha, Zayed

Rakib Hasan | Published: 22:36, Sep 18,2020

 
 

Misha Sawdagar and Zayed Khan

Film Development Corporation-based eighteen organisations will stage a human chain in front of the National Press Club in the capital demanding the removal of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association president Misha Sawdagar and its general secretary Zayed Khan from both the executive body of BFAA and FDC premises.

President of Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar confirmed it to New Age.

‘FDC-based 18 organisations will stage a human chain in front of the press club on Tuesday demanding permanent removal of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association president Misha Sawdagar and its general secretary Zayed Khan from Film Development Corporation and executive committee of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association. The decision of staging the human chain was made at a meeting attended by representatives of the 18 organisations at FDC on Thursday evening,’ said Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar.

 ‘Besides, we are going to meet with senior artistes regarding this issue. We will also send an application to the managing director of FDC regarding removal of Misha Sawdagar and Zayed Khan from both the executive body of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association and FDC premises,’ added Gulzar.

Among others, Bangladesh Film Producers’ Association president Khorshed Alam Khosru was also present at the meeting.

Managing director of Film Development Corporation Nuzhat Yasmin said that FDC will launch an investigation into the

matter if any written objection is submitted against Misha Sawdagar and Zayed Khan.

‘We have not yet received any written objections about Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association president Misha Sawdagar and its general secretary Zayed Khan,’ said Nuzhat Yasmin.

Misha Sawdagor was re-elected president of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association defeating actress Arifa Pervin Zaman Moushumi in the biennial election held on October 25, 2019

The Misha-Zayed panel also won 18 out of 21 posts.

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