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Gazi Mazharul Anwar is a ‘Legend’:

Gazi Mazharul Anwar is a ‘Legend’:
Gazi Mazharul Anwar is a ‘Legend’:

Dhaka: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has commented that Gazi Mazharul Anwar is a ‘legend’ of Bangladesh.

BNP Secretary General said this to the journalists present at the United Hospital in Gulshan in the capital on Sunday (September 4) morning.

Mirza Fakhrul said, a legend of Bangladesh, it would be wrong to say only a lyricist. A creative artist whose pen has created many wonderful songs and poems in this country.

He said, I am a bit emotional. My personal relationship with him was very close. I can’t accept that he is gone. We have lost a rare personality, a brilliant man.

Expressing grief over the death of Gazi Mazharul Anwar, the BNP Secretary General said, I pray to the Most Merciful – May Allah grant him Paradise and give strength to his family members and many well-wishers to bear the grief.

Mentioning that the song of the talented artist gave inspiration in the war of liberation, BNP Secretary General said, “His song was the most inspiring to us during the 1971 war of independence and he wrote thousands of songs in later times.

‘We know that he is the great artist, the great writer, the songwriter on the BBC record. He wrote most of the songs in Bengali language. Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir added.

Songwriter, filmmaker and producer Gazi Mazharul Anwar was taken from his Baridhar home to the United Hospital in Gulshan at 6:30 am on Sunday and the doctor declared him dead. He was 79 years old at the time of his death.

Immediately after the news of the death, the BNP General Secretary rushed to the United Hospital in Gulshan from Uttara’s house. He consoled Sharafraz Mehdi Uppal, son of the deceased.

BNP Vice Chairman Barkat Ullah Bulu, Jasas General Secretary Zakir Hossain Rokon and BNP media cell member Shayrul Kabir Khan were present at this time.

Gazi Mazharul Anwar is survived by his wife Zohra Gazi, one son and one daughter. Daughter Rita Rahman lives in the United States. Family members said that Rita Rahman will return home via Dubai in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, member of BNP Chairperson’s Advisory Council, Professor Mamun Ahmed, said that an application has been made to the Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University for permission from the university authorities to pay their last respects to renowned artist Gazi Mazharul Anwar at the Central Shaheed Minar.

Gazi Mazharul Anwar was also a member of BNP Chairperson’s Advisory Council.

Bangladesh Time: 1413 hours, September 04, 2022

The article is in Bengali

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