Copyright office hands over $10,000 royalty to Baul Shah Abdul Karim’s family14 November 2022
Entertainment Desk :
In order to preserve the musical
works of late Baul Shah Abdul Karim, Rabindra Sangeet artiste Rezwana Choudhury Bannya and poet Hason Raja, three new websites have been created under the initiative of the Copyright Office of Bangladesh,
said a press release.
The inauguration event took place on Saturday at the conference room of the National Archives Building.
At the event, Baul Shah Abdul Karim’s family received $10,000 as a year’s worth royalty for his songs. State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid handed over the cheque to Shah Noor Jalal, son of Shah Abdul Karim.
Shah Noor Jalal has vowed to spread his father late Baul Shah Jalal Karim’s music amongst the people in the voice and tune worthy of them.
Former Registrar of the Bangladesh Copyright Office Zafar Raza Chowdhury attended the event as the chief guest, while cultural personas and artistes such as Khurshid Alam, Rafiqul Alam, Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Sujit Mustafa, Samiran Dewan, grandson of Hason Raja, among others, were also present on the occasion.