Ekushey Padak will given on Saturday

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2021-02-18 09:45:56 || Updated: 2021-02-18 09:45:56

This year’s Ekushey Padak will be given next Saturday. The medal handing ceremony will be held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium at 11 am on the same day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be virtually attached as the chief guest.

An official statement said on Wednesday.

Earlier, the names of the Ekushey Padak recipients of 4 February 2021 were announced. This year Ekushey Padak is being given to 21 eminent citizens for their contribution in various fields.

This year, three in the language movement, three in the liberation war category, seven in art, three in language and literature, one in journalism, education, research and economics will be awarded Ekushey Padak.

Sunbd/NJ

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