Journalist Sazedur Abedin Santo received the award for his special contribution in feature journalism. Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Saeeda Parveen presented the award to him at a function organized by Prabhater Alo Tarun Sangh at Sonatala Upazila Assembly Hall in Bogra on Tuesday (December 13).
Sonatala Upazila Awami League vice-president Shahidul Bari Khan Rabbani, Sonatala officer-in-charge Saikat Hasan and Sonatala press club president Nipun Anwar Kajal were present at the time.
At this time, Sazedur Abedin Santo said, ‘Thank you Prabhater Alo Tarun Sangh. Such recognition will speed up the work. I hope this recognition will make me more responsible’.
Sazedur Abedin Santo is a poet, journalist, writer, photographer and social organizer. He writes features for various dailies and news portals. His journey in journalism started by writing for an online news portal.
Currently, he is working as a staff reporter for Dainik Alokito Sakal and a contributor for The Daily Star newspaper. Santo also writes regularly on popular online portal.
He mainly writes features on public life, nature, entrepreneurship, corporate personalities, information technology, travel, rural history, heritage and culture.
Sazedur Abedin Santo’s first poem was published in Bogra Barta in his childhood. Currently, he regularly writes poems, stories and columns in the literary pages of the country’s national dailies. His first published book of poetry is ‘Ashar, Tui and Mrittu’. Apart from this, he edited the art literature periodical ‘Umesh’.