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Tripura Remembered Rebel Poet Kazi Nazrul on His 125th Birth Anniversary

Tripura celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of 'Bidrohi' (Rebel) poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.The Department of Information and Culture organized 'Prabhati Kabi Pranam' program at Nazrul Kalakshetra, Agartala. 

On this day, Information and Culture Department Secretary Pradip Kumar Chakraborty and others paid tribute to Nazrul statue by placing wreaths. 

Later, a short cultural program was held. Nazrul music and Nazrul dance were performed. Enthusiasm  was observed cemtering this program among the young generation.


On the other hand Chief Minister Professor (Dr.) Manik Saha inaugurated  the 125th birth anniversary celebration  of poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at Renters Society on Saturday.

Speaking in the program he said:

Kazi Nazrul has spoken about humanity and equality through countless creations including poems, songs of Islam. He was a poet of love and betrayal. 

The spirit of the rebel was in the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. He not only wrote poetry, but also wrote about 3 thousand songs. Even today his poems and songs are relevant. The present generation should know that. 

Kazi Nazrul Islam was born in Churulia village of Asansol subdivision of Burdwan district of West Bengal in 1306. 

He was one of the most popular leading Bengali poets, novelists, dramatists, musicians and philosophers of the 20th century who played a pioneering role in Bengali literature as well as the most progressive motivation. 

He is one of Bengali language literary, patriotic and national poet of Bangladesh. His poetry and songs are equally appreciated in both Bengal – West Bengal and Bangladesh. He has been called a 'rebel poet' because of the rebellious outlook in his poetry. 

The main theme of his poetry was a vociferous protest against the tyranny of man over man and social injustice and exploitation. 

The status and importance of Kazi Nazrul Islam in the Bengali mind of the 20th century is immense. As a poet, writer, musician, journalist, editor, politician and soldier, Nazrul was always vocal against injustice and injustice. 

This attitude is reflected in his poems and songs. 

Nazrul composed about 3000 songs and composed most of them which are now known as Nazrul Sangeet or "Nazrul Geeti" and are very popular. In middle age he was diagnosed with Pix's disease. As a result, he had to stay away from literary work for life. At the same time lost mental balance. He came to Dhaka with his family in 1972 at the invitation of Bangladesh government. He was given the nationality of Bangladesh. He died there.