Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Govt. issues revised list of Independence Award 2020 recipients

Published 9:32 pm | March 12, 2020

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Online Desk : The government today issued a fresh list of eight noted personalities and one institution as recipients of Independence Award-2020, revising a previous one published last month.

According to a cabinet division announcement the government this year decided to award nine recipients with the award “in recognition to their glorious and outstanding contributions at the national level” while the previous list contained names of 10 recipients.

Four of the recipients are to be given the award for their contribution to the national Independence and Liberation War and they are Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP, navy commander Abdur Rouf (posthumous), martyred intellectual Md Anwar Pasha (posthumous) and Azizur Rahman.

Two are to be conferred with the award for their contribution to the medical science while they are Professor Dr Md Obaidul Kabir Chowdhury and Professor Dr AKMA Muqtadir. Bharateswari Homes was named for the award for its achievements in education sector.

The rest two were named for the honour for their stake in the cultural arena and they are Kalipada Das and Ferdousi Mazumder. The cabinet division statement said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to handover the award to the recipients at a function at Shapla Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) here on March 25.

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