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Noted poets remembered
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 HAILAKANDI, May 30 - Three poets, including Kazi Nazrul Islam, Sukanta Bhattacharjee and Jibananda Das were remembered here with a day-long programmes under the auspices of Barak Upatyaka Banga Sahitya O Sanskriti Sanmilan.

A meeting on the life and literary activities of three poets was held under the presidentship of Sukamal Paul. Programme started with the garlanding of the portraits of the poets. Addressing the meeting, former president of the sanmilan, Nitish Bhattacharjee narrated the literary activities of Kazi Nazrul and said that he was a true patriot and his every piece of literary work helped rejuvenate the young generation. He urged the young generation to follow the path shown by bidrohi kavi Nazrul. Dr Indira Bhattacharjee of SS College spoke on the writings of Jibananda Das and said that his writings made the people nostalgic. Veteran poet Haranath Chakraborty said Kavi Sukanta fought against all kinds of oppression, social superstitions etc. It was also addressed by Manik Chakraborty, Rita Chanda, Premangshu Sekhar Paul, Surajit Deb, Rajat Paul among others.

A poets’ meet was also organized on the occasion in which Rana Chakraborty, Bijoyini Bhattacharjee, Sipra Sarma Mahanta, Haranath Chakraborty, Rita Chanda recited poems. Sudarshan Music Academy also organized a cultural programme in Hailakandi to pay tributes to Kazi Nazrul Islam.

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