A Committee for the observation of the birth centenary of a veteran cultural and literary personality from the erstwhile Bengal, Habibullah Bahar Choudhury was held on Tuesday. The committee presided by poet Abul Hussain decided to celebrate his 100th birth anniversary in a befitting manner.
Late Habibullah Bahar Choudhury a prominent literary personality of his time has contributed to the organization of sports and cultural activities both in undivided Bengal and later in East Bengal then a part of erstwhile Pakistan. Habibullah Bahar was the first health minister of East Bengal after the partition of India. His contributions in literature and cultural activities are widely acclaimed across the border too.