The 121st beginning anniversary of Nationwide Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being celebrated in a restricted scale within the awake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Marking the day, Bangladesh Tv (BTV) and different non-public TV channels will concurrently air round 11 am at the moment (Monday) a 50-minute programme tilted ‘Jago Amrito Piasee’ made by Cultural Affairs Ministry.
Nevertheless, the observance of Nazrul’s beginning anniversary would get a further dimension this 12 months as his spectacular Eid music ‘O Mon Ramzan-er Oi Rozar Sheshey Elo Khushir Eid’ goes to be performed tomorrow (Monday) because the Muslims’ greatest non secular pageant, Eid-ul-Fitr, will probably be celebrated on the day.
The music has turn out to be an unofficial title or theme music for the Eid-ul-Fitr, heralding the pageant of the Muslims after the month-long fasting in Ramadan.
As quickly the music is performed, it creates a wave of gratification among the many individuals and prompts them to prepare for celebrating the Eid. Kazi Nazrul was born on the 11th Joishtha in Bengali calendar 12 months 1306 in Churulia, close to Asansol within the Burdwan district of West Bengal.
He was well-known for his fiery poem Bidrohi (The Insurgent) and his many melodious songs. He was a poet, lyricist, musician, revolutionary and thinker.
The nation obtained inspirations from Nazrul’s poems and songs throughout the nice Liberation Struggle and all democratic actions and struggles. There are 2,400 of his songs, and collectively, they’re often called Nazrul-Geeti or Nazrul Sangeet.
He composed the songs, which he appreciated to tune himself. Contemplating his spectacular expertise, Rabindranath Tagore dubbed him as Saraswati’s bor-putra (the gifted son of the Goddess of studying).
Nazrul was the poet of rebel towards injustice and taboos. His nickname was Dhukhu Miah (Mr. Sorrow).
True to his identify, Nazrul suffered so much in his life. His father died in 1910 whereas he was nonetheless at college and he turned the breadwinner of the household working for a bakery firm, Wahid’s, essentially the most well-known in north Bengal at the moment.
Later, he resumed research at Darirampur, Trishal, Mymensingh. However he left his research to affix the British Indian Military as a non-commissioned officer and was posted to Karachi.
He left the military and settled in Kolkata, the place he began publishing a fortnightly, Dhumketu (The Comet). The journal had a fiery tone and was vital of the British rule in India.
He quickly discovered himself in jail for publishing a poem written by him, “Anandomoir Agomone” (Creation of Goddess Durga-the Goddess of destruction of all evil). In jail, he didn’t cease writing.
He wrote, “Rajbandir Jabanbandi” (Deposition of a political prisoner). After a chronic starvation strike, Nazrul was launched from the jail. However all through the 1920s, he discovered most of his work banned.
After the loss of life of his second son- Kazi Bulbul- the poet was unhappy. He wrote, “My nightingale sleeps without end.”
Though recognized for his rabid criticism of imperialism, social and non secular taboos, Nazrul additionally explored the themes of affection, romance and devotion. He additionally launched a sturdy model that was very daring and revolutionary.
His use of Persian and Arabic phrases in Bengali poetry additionally opened up new literary horizons. Within the 1930s, the main gramophone firm of India, HMV, as a lyricist, employed him full-time.
Later All-India Broadcasting Authority employed him. However his luck as soon as once more ran in and out 1942, he developed a uncommon neurological dysfunction that led to the lack of his voice and reminiscence.
Docs in Vienna identified it as Choose’s illness. After independence, Nazrul was declared the nationwide poet and he was delivered to Dhaka from Kolkata.
He died right here in 1976 and was buried beside the central mosque at Dhaka College. In his brief articulate years, he additionally wrote and directed a play, Byathar Dan (The reward of ache).