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Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award Giving Ceremony

Introducing Standard Bangla Spelling Urged

Rajshahi, February 17, 2007: One of the prominent novelists of the country Imdadul Hoque Milon urged the Government to take effective initiative to introduce a standard Bangla spelling everywhere.

He urged it while speaking as Chief Guest in Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Media Award giving ceremony held in a local hotel in Rajshahi today. Calling upon the local journalists to follow the honest and objective journalism of Shah Anisur Rahman he said, the enlightened journalist is sincerely essential for the socio-economic development and for the welfare of the nation.

In the function, Imdadul Hoque Milon handed over crest, prize money and certificates to the Editor of the Dainik Barta S M A Quader and wife of the Executive Editor of the Daily Sonali Sangbad Molazzem Hossain Mamotaz Ara Hossain as previously nominated for the award respectively in 2004 and 2005. 

Instructor of Bangladesh Television Debate Competition and Chairman of Debate for Democracy Hasan Ahmed Chowdhury Kiron and Former President of Rajshahi Press Club Adv Nazrul Islam Khan attended the function as special guests. Among others, Editor of the daily Barta S M A Quader, Editor of the daily Natun Provat Sarder Abdur Rahman, Assistant Secretary General of BFUJ Rezaul Karim Raju, General Secretary of Rajshahi City Press Club Abdus Sabur, President of Metropolitan Press Club Shafiqul Islam, News Editor of the daily Natun Provat Sona Chowdhury and Staff Reporter of the daily Amardesh and NTV S M Saju took part in the discussion. Director of CCD G M Mourtoza presented welcome address in the function while Project Coordinator A H M Abdul Hai conducted ceremony.

Among others, Editor of Campus Page of the daily Amardesh Md Shahidullah, Editor of the daily Upochar Abdullah Al Mahmud Bablu, Vice-President of Rajshahi Press Club Anwarul Alam Fatique, Secretary of Jatya Sangbadik Sangstha Rofique Alam and many local journalists were present in the function.

Mentionably, mass communication oriented development organization CCD introduced Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Media Award to commemorate the contribution of its Founder and renowned journalist Shah Anisur Rahman.

 

 

Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award 2006

Wazed Mahmud and Late Abdus Samad Nominated

Rajshahi, February 25, 2007 :

As recognition of significant contribution to the local development journalism in Rajshahi region, Journalist Wazed Mahmud and Late Abdus Samad have been nominated for Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Media Award accordingly 2006 and 2007. 

Mass communication oriented development organization CCD introduced Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Media Award to commemorate the contribution of its Founder Chairman and renowned journalist Shah Anisur Rahman. It was declared on the third death anniversary of Journalist Shah Anisur Rahman on February 24, 2007. Journalist Shah Anisur Rahman died on February 24 in 2004.

Wazed Mahmood was the Chief Editor of the daily Sonali Sangbad and the daily Natun Provat published from Rajshahi. Earlier, he worked as Assistant Editor and News Editor of the only national daily published from Rajshahi the daily Barta. Presently he has been working as Joint News Editor of the daily Bhorer Kagoj in Dhaka.

Meanwhile, the Founder Editor of the weekly Rajshahi Barta Late Abdus Samad was nominated for the award posthumously. A large number of journalists have been working with his inspiration and guide line in Rajshahi. 

Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award of CCD

Molazzem Hossain Selected for Award This Year

Rajshahi, February 25, 2006 :

Executive Editor of the Daily Sonali Sangbad published from Rajshahi and renowned journalist Md Molazzem Hossain Sachchu has been selected by mass communication oriented development organization CCD Bangladesh for Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award this year (2005).

He has been nominated for this award for his significant contribution in developing local journalism. Molazzem Hossain Sachchu has been playing sincere and active role in developing standard and value of local journalism and journalists staying in Rajshahi for many years.

Notably, last year Editor of the Dainik Barta S M A Quader was nominated for Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award. Both of them will be handed over the awards in an auspicious function very soon.

Founder Chairman of CCD Bangladesh and reputed journalist of the country Shah Anisur Rahman breathed his last on 24 February in 2004. In order to commemorate the glorious role of Shah Anisur Rahman, CCD Bangladesh initiated this award. Every year a devoted journalist will be awarded this honor for significant contribution in developing journalism in the northern region of the country.

 

 

CCD Establish Shah Anisur Memorial Award for Journalists

29 Febuary, 2004: In order to preserve the glorious memory of reputed journalist and founder chairmen of CCD, Late Shah Anisur Rahman, Centre for Communication and Development (CCD), a mass-communication and journalism oriented development organization has adopted some significant measures including offering Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Award in Journalism.

It was decided in a meeting of the Executive Body of CCD held at its office on Saturday with Acting Chairman of the organization Prof Dulal Chandra Biswas in the chair. Among others, Executive Member Tanvir Ahmed, Mohammad Zulfiker, Nazrul Islam and Executive Director Golam Mourtoza were present in the meeting.

The speakers in the meeting expressed deep concern at the death of the renowned journalist Shah Anisur Rahman and condolence to the bereft family members. Moreover, CCD would form Shah Anisur Rahman Memorial Fund from which a big amount of money would be given to his family now in the critical moment and the journalists suffering from diseases or financial crises or unwanted legal harassment for authentic news would be supported financially from the fund.

Besides, with the view to commemorating his excellency in journalism, CCD would award a journalist working in Rajshahi Division for remarkable role in journalism on archaeology and regional historical affairs every year on February 24, the date of his death. Notably, Shah Anisur Rahman was a pioneer in searching the glorious history, culture and archaeology of the North Bengal. In this context, a large number of his writings have been published in many national daily newspapers and journals.

A collection of his valuable writings and other biographical works on his life would also be published soon by CCD. In this regard all of his friends and relatives have been requested to send concerned stories to the head office of CCD at Dream Paradise, Monafer Moarhe, Raninagar, Rajshahi- 6204.


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