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Birthday of Humayun Ahmed today

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By City Desk
13th-Nov-2017       
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The 70th birthday of Humayun Ahmed, a great Bangladeshi writer, dramatist, screenwriter and filmmaker will be observed today in a befitting manner.
Marking his birthday, Channel-i is organizing a fair 'Humayun Mela' on the television channel premises which will begin today at 3.05 pm. Eminent personalities of different fields will inaugurate the fair which will end at 7pm.
"We feel proud to organize the fair for the legend. Stalls will be set up displaying books, cinemas and other works of Humayun Ahmed," Channel-i Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar told.
Besides, a discussion and recitation of poems will also be held in the fair. Channel-i and Radio Bhumi will air the programme live.
Humayun Ahmed, son of late Foyzur Rahman Ahmed and Ayesha Foyez, was born on November 13, 1948 at Kutubpur in Mymensingh. He died on July 19, 2012 at a hospital in New York, the USA.
In his childhood, Ahmed lived in Sylhet, Comilla, Chittagong, Bogra, Dinajpur and Panchagarh where his father was on official assignment.
Ahmed studied in Chittagong Collegiate School. He eventually passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination from Bogra Zilla School in 1967 and was listed as second in merit by the Rajshahi Education Board.
He passed Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examination from Dhaka College in 1969.

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