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Cultural arena to remember Begum Rokeya

Bangla Academy, Kanthoshilan organize separate events
DL DESK, Dhaka
Cultural arena to remember Begum Rokeya

Marking the birth anniversary of Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain today, Bangla Academy will hold a commemorative event at 4pm at the its Poet Shamsur Rahman Seminar Hall in the capital. Chaired by National Professor Anisuzzaman, writer-novelist Selina Hossain will attend at the event as discussant.

On the other hand, popular recitation troupe Kanthoshilan will stage a special show of its production titled ‘Mohioshi Rokeya’, based on Begum Rokeya’s life and works, at Begum Rokeya University in Rangpur.

The recital contains excerpts from a number of books on women’s empowerment penned by Begum Rokeya, including ‘Oborodhbashini’, ‘Motichur’, ‘Sultana’r Shopno’, ‘Chithi Patra’, ‘Paddaraag’ etc.

Golam Sarwar, Kanthoshilon’s instructor, has written and directed ‘Mohioshi Rokeya’.

The cast of the play includes Hasina Hasi, Ila Rahman, Khairun Nahar Snigdha, Raziya Sultana Mukta, Miftahul Jannat Nipun, Shirin Sultana Mithila and others.

Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, commonly known as Begum Rokeya, was a Bengali writer, thinker, educationist, social activist, and advocate of women’s rights. Born on December 9 in 1880 in Mithapukur, Rangpur, Begum Rokeya died in 1932 on the same date December 9.

Every year, commemorating her works and legacy, December 9 is observed as ‘Rokeya Day’ in the country.

BK

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