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Folk king Abdul Alim's death anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2017 (BSS) - Legendary folk singer Abdul Alim's 43th death anniversary will be observed in a befitting manner tomorrow.

The day's programme will start with placing wreaths at his tomb. Members of Abdul Alim Foundation will place wreaths at his tomb and offer prayers early in the day.

They will also hold a milad in the evening.

Different cultural organisations of the country will chalk out various programmes in memory of the legendary singer.

Abdul Alim was born at Talibpur village in Murshidabad of West Bengal in Indian. He died on September 5 in 1974 at the then PG Hospital (now Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital).

He won posthumous Swadhinata Padak and posthumous Ekuskey Padak in 1997 and 1977 respectively for his outstanding contribution to the folk song.