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Fakir Alamgir is in ICU

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Fakir Alamgir
Renowned folk musician Fakir Alamgir is infected with coronavirus. He was admitted to United Hospital in the capital on Thursday, July 15 at night.

He is currently in the ICU in the Covid unit of the hospital. His wife Suraiya Alamgir confirmed the matter.

Fakir Alamgir is a renowned musician of Bangladesh. He has made extensive contributions to folk music and country pop music. He is the founder of Rishi Shilpi Group.

He graduated from Jagannath College and later passed MA in Journalism from Dhaka University. He entered student politics in 1966 as a member of the Menon Group of Students Union.

He played a special role in the mass uprising of '69. In the great liberation war of 1971, the artist joined Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra as a vocalist.

His notable songs include ‘O Sakhina Gechos Kina Bhuila Amare’.

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