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Prime Minister distributes Begum Rokeya Padak

Published: December 09, 2019 11:24:39 | Updated: December 09, 2019 15:15:39


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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak to five persons for their outstanding contributions towards the society and women empowerment.

Sheikh Hasina distributed the Padak at a programme at Osmani Memorial Auditorium marking the 139th birth and 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain on Monday, reports UNB.

This year, Begum Selina Khalek, Professor Shamsun Nahar, Papri Basu, Begum Akhtar Jahan, and Dr Nurunnahar Faizunnesa (posthumously) received the Begum Rokeya Padak.

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