'Folk Empress' Momotaz conferred honorary doctorate by Indian university

April 14, 2021 Culture
Momotaz Begum, leading Bangladeshi folk singer and MP, has been conferred an honorary doctorate by a great Indian university.  Regarding to a content on her behalf Facebook page on Monday nights, the singer received this honorary level from Global Human Peace University in the southern Indian talk about of Tamil Nadu for her contributions to folk music in her three-decade-long job, reports UNB.

"Momotaz Begum provides been awarded the prestigious 'Doctor of Music' by the university's founder and chairperson Dr P Manuel on April 10. The amount was provided to her, honouring her profession and legacy for various achievements such as for example being the just music artist with a global record of 800 music albums, playing her purpose as a singer through upholding the satisfaction of Bengali music before the entire environment, popularising folk music in the contemporary society, obtaining multiple National Awards in Bangladesh and participating in many socio-cultural activities," the post read.

 Apart from enthralling Bangladeshi viewers the world over for days gone by 30 years, Momotaz Begum in addition has been actively involved in politics since 2009. She is presently serving as a Jatiya Sangsad member representing the ruling get together from the Manikganj-2 constituency. She was nominated as a Member of Parliament by the Bangladesh Awami Little league in the reserved women's chair of the Ninth National Assembly in 2009 2009. And in 2014 and 2018, she was elected from Manikganj-2 constituency on Awami Little league ticket.

 Momotaz hogged limelight after her stellar functionality in her popular monitor 'Return Ticket' on the favorite magazine exhibit Ityadi in 2001. The tune was penned by renowned lyricist Mohammad Rafiquzzaman and tuned by Sohail Aziz. Apart from music and politics, Momotaz has also been connected with various socio-cultural actions. Out of her public obligations, she established an Attention Hospital in her native village Joymontop in Singair upazila of Manikganj.

She is also currently serving as the president of Bangladesh Deaf Activities Federation. Moreover, she actually is a goodwill ambassador for the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Source: Dailyasianage - Culture News

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