Supriya Ghosh

Ekushey Padak

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Location  Dhaka
First awarded  1976
Last awarded  2013
Country  Bangladesh
Ceremony date  20 February 2017
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Awarded for  Substantial contribution in various fields including: literature, music, education, journalism, poverty reduction, research, and visual arts
Sponsored by  Government of Bangladesh
Presented by  Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Winners  Sara Zaker, Sara Zaker, Ekushey Padak Award for Acting, Ekushey Padak Award for Acting, Shamim Ara Nipa, Shamim Ara Nipa, Ekushey Padak Award for Choreography, Ekushey Padak Award for Choreography, Azizul Islam, Azizul Islam, Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Sukumar Barua, Sukumar Barua, Ekushey Padak Award for Language and Literature, Ekushey Padak Award for Language and Literature, Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin, Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin, Ekushey Padak Award for Education, Ekushey Padak Award for Education, Rahmatullah Al Mahmud Selim, Rahmatullah Al Mahmud Selim, Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Mahmud Hasan, Mahmud Hasan, Ekushey Padak Award for Social Welfare, Ekushey Padak Award for Social Welfare, Julhas Uddin Ahmed, Julhas Uddin Ahmed, Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Syed Abdullah Khalid, Syed Abdullah Khalid, Ekushey Padak Award for Sculpture, Ekushey Padak Award for Sculpture, Sharifa Khatun, Sharifa Khatun, Ekushey Padak Award for Language Movement, Ekushey Padak Award for Language Movement, Swadesh Roy, Swadesh Roy, Ekushey Padak Award for Journalism, Ekushey Padak Award for Journalism, Omar Ali, Omar Ali, Ekushey Padak Award for Language and Literature, Ekushey Padak Award for Language and Literature, Shushama Das, Shushama Das, Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Ekushey Padak Award for Arts (Music), Syed Akram Hossain, Syed Akram Hossain, Ekushey Padak Award for Research, Ekushey Padak Award for Research, Tanvir Mokammel, Tanvir Mokammel, Ekushey Padak Award for Film, Ekushey Padak Award for Film, Ābula Momena, Ābula Momena, Ekushey Padak Award for Journalism, Ekushey Padak Award for Journalism, Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Ekushey Padak Award for Science and Technology, Ekushey Padak Award for Science and Technology

Ekushey padak


Ekushey Padak (Bengali: একুশে পদক) is the second highest civilian award in Bangladesh, introduced in memory of the martyrs of the Bengali Language Movement of 1952. The award is given to recognize contributions in a number of fields, including culture, education, and economics. The Ministry of Cultural Affairs administers the award.

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The award consists of an 18 carat gold medal weighing 3 tolas and a certificate of honour. The medal was designed by the artist Nitun Kundu. The amount of the cash reward was originally ৳ 25,000, but it was subsequently increased to ৳ 100,000 as of February 2015.

Ekushey Padak Government awards Ekushey Padak to 17 Dhaka Tribune

Etymology

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The name Ekushey is important to Bengali nationalism, referring to 21 February 1952, commemorated also as International Mother Language Day, when students campaigning for official status of the Bengali language within Pakistan were killed by police.

Awards by decade

Ekushey Padak Ekushey Padak 2015 will be handed over on Feb 19 Nirapad News
  • List of Ekushey Padak award recipients (1976–79)
  • List of Ekushey Padak award recipients (1980–89)
  • List of Ekushey Padak award recipients (1990–99)
  • List of Ekushey Padak award recipients (2000–09)
  • List of Ekushey Padak award recipients (2010–19)


  • Ekushey Padak 17 named for Ekushey Padak theindependentbdcom
    Ekushey Padak For Ekushey Padak 16 named bdgoodnews english

    References

    Ekushey Padak Wikipedia


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