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Farewell Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya (1961-2017) - We will remember you [Photo: wionews.com]
Farewell Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya (1961-2017) - We will remember you [Photo: wionews.com]
20 Mar 2017 Listen MP3

This week's program paid tribute to popular Indian folk singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya who died in a road accident on 7th March 2017 at the age of 56. Born and raised in Assam he moved to West Bengal and devoted his life in resurrecting traditional music of the land and his roots. Kalika Prasad co-founded the band 'Dohar' with the intent to revive the folk music tradition of Northern and Eastern Bengal. The songs played in the program were sung by Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya and his group 'Dohar'. The week's program was produced and presented by Shamsuddin Shafi Biplob.

Moushumi Bhowmik's songs of Bengalees' past and an uplifting future [Photo: Huzzatul Mursalin Apu, from book 'Positive Light']
13 Mar 2017 Listen MP3

A collection of songs of Indian Bengali singer and songwriter Moushumi Bhowmik [Sadequr Rahman]

International Women's Day - March 8 [Image: acelebrationofwomen.org]
06 Mar 2017 Listen MP3

Commemoration: International Women's Day (8 March) highlighted by poems and song [Tulip Chaudhury]

Australian citizenship - Attraction and feelings of a recent recipient [Image: Bangla Radio]
27 Feb 2017 Listen MP3

Interviews: Australian citizenship - Feelings of a recent recipient [Ehsan Ullah]