On the occasion of the 86th Anniversary of Kumudini Welfare Trust (KWT), four prominent personalities received the R P Shaha Memorial Gold Medal Award.The Ceremony took place at Bharateshwari Homes, Mirzapur, on March 14, 2019. The recipients were :- Renowned politician and the chief Minister of undivided Bengal Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (posthumous). National poet of Bangladesh Kazi Nazrul Islam ( posthumous). National Professor and renowned Nazrul Scholar Prof. Dr.Rafiqul Islam, internationally acclaimed artist Shahabuddin Ahmed. The Honourable Prime Minister of the people`s republic Of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina graced the occasion as chief guest. The PM’s younger sister Sheikh Rehana also attended the function as special guest. Chaired by eminent educationist & Director of Kumudini welfare trust Protiva Mutsuddy, the function was attended by many eminent persons including local MP Alhaj Md. Ekabbar Hossain, Nazrul Islam’s granddaughter Khilkhil Kazi, Minister for education Dr Dipu Moni, Minister for Agriculture Md. Abdur Razzaque & Managing director of KWT Rajiv Prasad Shaha ,Directors of KWT Srimati Shaha, Mahavir pati & Shampa Shaha & Other dignitaries.