The 109th birth commemoration of artist Begum Sufia Kamal is being seen on Saturday.
Begum Sufia Kamal’s 109th birth commemoration nowadays
Conceived on June 20, 1911, Sufia Kamal was a pioneer in the development for ladies liberation. She was instrumental in naming the primary ladies' quarters of Dhaka University as Rokeya Hall.
During the Liberation War, she helped ladies hurt during the war and crusaded for carrying Pakistani war crooks to equity.
She was granted the Bangla Academy Award for Literature (1962), Lenin Centenary Jubilee Medal (1970) from the Soviet Union, Ekushey Padak (1976), Czechoslovakia Medal (1986), Jatiya Kabita Parishad Award (1995), Begum Rokeya Medal (1996), Deshbandhu CR Das Gold Medal (1996) and Independence Award (1997) for her works.
Artist Sufia Kamal passed on November 20, 1999.
PM Sheik Hasina gave a message just before artist Sufia Kamal's 109th birthday celebration.
In the message, Sheik Hasina offered significant appreciation to recollections of the artist saying, from one perspective, she (Sufia) was a representation of a customary Bengali lady and on the other, she played a firm and solid job in each development in Bangladesh.
The musings of Begum Rokeya, the pioneer of lady renaissance, longstandingly affected her life. Dhaka University's first female quarters was named after Begum Rokeya according to the interest of Sufia Kamal, she said.