We mourn the passing of Indra Mohan Rajbongshi

We mourn the passing of noted folk music singer Indra Mohan Rajbongshi.

In 1971, Indra mohan Rajbongshi performed in Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra.
In 1998, he established the folk organisation – Bangladesh Lok Sangeet Parishad (Folk Song Council) aiming to collect, research and preserve the folk songs of Bangladesh.

He wrote about 100 folk songs for children, including songs on our liberation war and language movement. He was also closely associated with the film industry and worked as a playback singer and lyricist in many short films and feature films produced in Dhaka and Kolkata.

Indra Mohan Rajbongshi was the recipient of Ekushey Padak in 2018. He also won the Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin award in 2007 and the World Master Certificate award the same year in South Korea.

Indra Mohan Rajnongshi passed away on Wednesday 7 April 2021, at the age of 75

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