Mamun Hussain to receive Ranjit Puraskar 2019

Cultural Correspondent | Published at 12:00am on July 28, 2019


Mamun Hussain

Writer Mamun Hussain has been named the winner of Ranjit Puraskar 2019 for his contribution to Bengali literature, said a press release.

The announcement was made at a press conference held at Narayanganj Press Club on Saturday.

Shruti Shangskritik Academy, a Narayanganj-based literary organisation will present award on August 2 at Ali Ahmed Chunka Library Auditorium, Narayanganj.

‘The award recipient will receive a crest, certificate and prize money,’ said director of Shruti Shangskritik Academy Diman Saha Juwel.

The award will be handed over at an awards programme scheduled to be held

Shruti Shangskritik Academy president Abdur Rahman and its member poet Kajal Kanan were present among others at the press conference.

Al Mamun was born on March 4, 1962 in Kushtia.  His first story book Shanto Shontrasher Chadmari was published in 1995.

He has written around 19 books comprising novels, stories, essays and others till date.