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Monday, March 7, 2016, Falgun 24, 1422 BS, Jamadiul Awwal 26, 1437 Hijri

Bappi Lahiri meets PM
Hands over his latest album to her
Published :Monday, 7 March, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 29
Bappi Lahiri, a celebrated Indian singer and music composer, met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban on Sunday.
During the meeting, Sheikh Hasina stressed projecting Bangladesh's real history as well as motivating people about various issues through music, not only by speeches, PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told reporters.
She said Bangladesh Awami League has arranged a concert on the historic March 7 speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Monday to project the different aspects of the fiery speech of the great leader before the new generation.
Bappi Lahiri told the Prime Minister that he started his career in 1971 with a song and composition on Bangabandhu.
The popular Indian musician also said he would participate in any concert on Bangabandhu in Bangladesh in the future.
Later, Bappi Lahiri presented music VCD, titled 'The Slum Stars of India' composed by the singer-turned-music director.
Sheikh Helaluddin, MP was, among others,
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