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The 5th death anniversary of celebrated fiction writer, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed will be observed on Wednesday.

Humayun Ahmed’s family members, relatives and fans will offer prayers at his graveyard at Nuhash Palli of Gazipur and pay homage by placing wreaths on the day.

Different socio-cultural organizations have chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day while different television channels will air different programmes.

Channel I will air a debate programme, musical programme, films and tele-films while singer S.I. Tutul will share his experience from his long journey with the legendary writer.

Meanwhile, Facebook group ‘Humayuner Vubhan’ will organise a trip to Nuhash Palli from Shahbagh in the city to encourage people to read the writings of Humayun Ahmed.

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor will recall the late legendary writer on the day and share his memories with him at a memorial event.

Humayun Ahmed died on July 19, 2012 at Bellevue Hospital, New York, at the age of 64 battling against cancer for nine-month.

The famous writer won Bangla Academy Award and Ekushey Padak for his contributions to Bengali literature.

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