New York branch of 'Muktadhara', a renowned publisher Tuesday announced the names of the greatest ten living Bangalis selected through a worldwide e-survey.
All of them are well established in their respective fields and have become living legends. Dr Anisuzzaman and poet of West Bengal Samarendra Sengupta announced the names of the ten greatest Bangalis at a ceremony held at Hotel Dhaka Sheraton.
The ten greatest Bengalis are - Amartya Sen, Jafar Iqbal, Dr Muhammad Yunus, Ravi Shankar, Saurav Ganguly, Sunil Ganguly, Sheikh Hasina, Begum Khaleda Zia, Dr Kamal Hossain and Humayun Ahmed.
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