Dhaka Poetry: The launching ceremony of a poetry book authored by band music personality Maqsoodul Haque will be held at 5 pm on February 12 at the auditorium of British Council at the city’s Fullar road, Dhaka University. Rodella Prokashona will publish the book that contains 25 poems. Nadeem Rahman, an eminent English language poet, would unveil the cover of the book. The book titled “The Bangladesh Poet of Impropriety,” in the first English poetry book of Maqsoodul Haque, a popular singer and lyricist. Professor of the Department of English of Dhaka University Syed Manzoorul Islam, who wrote the book’s foreword, will highlight salient features of the poetry book. Abdel Mannan Shaiji, a baul researcher, film maker Tareque Masud, president of Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) Hamin Ahmed, Joint Secretary of National Press Club (JPC) Kazi Rownaq Hossain among others will attend the function. Cultural personalities will recite selective poems of the book. The book launching would be followed by an unplugged live music to be performed by popular band musicians.The book will be available at Rodella Prokashani, stall no 380-381, Ekushey Boi Mela of Bangla Academy and all prominent book and music outlets of the country.
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