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Five distinguished women to receive Bangamata award

Five distinguished women to receive Bangamata award

Five distinguished women have been nominated for ‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Padak-2022’ for their outstanding contributions to different fields.

They are: Syeda Zebunnesa Haque (Sylhet) in politics, lawmaker Selima Ahmed (Cumilla) in economics, Dhaka University former Pro-Vice Chancellor Nasreen Ahmad in education, Mst Achhia Alam (Kishoreganj) in social service and valiant freedom fighter of Gopalganj district Ashalata Baidya (commander during the Liberation War) in independence and Liberation War.

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nessa Indira disclosed the information at a press conference in the auditorium of Shishu Academy in Dhaka, local media reported.

The award giving ceremony will be held at Osmani Memorial Hall in the capital at 10 a.m. on Monday coinciding with the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.