Sunday, June 16, 2024

Fire Service, 9 people to receive Swadhinata Padak 2023

News Desk : The government has choosen 9 individuals and one institution for this year’s Swadhinata Padak (Independence Award), in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the country. The Cabinet Division has issued a notification in this regard on Thursday (9 March). Six recipients of the award freedom fighter Colonel (retired) Samsul Alam, Lieutenant ... Read more

Posthumous Swadhinata Padak awarded to Selim Al Deen

Cultural Desk : The Swadhinata Padak, Bangladesh’s highest civilian award, the Cabinet Division announced awardees for this year yesterday. Nine individuals and one institution have been chosen for this year’s Swadhinata Padak, across several categories. Playwright Dr Mohammad Mainuddin Ahmed (Selim Al Deen) has been nominated posthumously for the award under the “Literature” category, ... Read more

Amir Hamza dropped from Swadhinata Padak 2022, new list published

The government cancelled Md Amir Hamza’s name (posthumously) from the Swadhinata Padak (Independence Award) 2022 list for his contribution to literature. Amir Hamza’s name in the Independence Awards-2022 list led to various discussions and criticisms in the media. After this, the decision to cancel his name was announced by the