:: Tusar Ahsan ::
August is the month of mourning. In this whole month there is an environment of mourning of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibir Rahman, who was killed in a dead night on August 15, 1975. And this started from that day. To this month, we are in mourning. The birthday of the editor of Daily People`s Time, Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan, CIP, the idealistic child of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibir Rahman is in this month of mourning. He was born on 20 August, 1978 at Satkhira Sadar, Sultanpur in a noble family.
In the town where Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan grown up, there are only two families who can speak up in favor of independence. Kazi family is famous one of those two families. Famous as Mini-Pakistan in the Satkhira district he grown up listening the story of Bangabandhu from his parents. He is working for the development of the country along with 15 years through the Daily ‘People’s Time’ in favor of independence. Besides, this man also works for the human rights. In answer to the question of not celebrating birthday Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan says, from my childhood knowing the month of mourning I decided not to celebrate the day. I do not observe formalities. And this August, I want to assert that I did not see Bangabandhu. But working for his worthy daughter, the honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a symbol of confidence to all the people of the country.
The brilliant columnist Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan was born on this day to a reputed Kazi family at Kazipara in Sultanpur, Satkhira. His father is Kazi Abdul Mannan and his mother is Mrs. Aziza Mannan. For the welfare of the country and the people, he formed the Daily Vorer Pata, The Daily People’s Time, fortnightly finance, Daily Banik Bangladesh, The Daily Morning Mirror and TV Channel Z TV and the South Western Media Group. He is the Chairman of the Vorer Pata Group of Companies, Kazi Group of Industries, Bazar 24, the Chairman of Rupantor Design and Development Limited, Director of the FBCCI, Southwestern International Medical College, Aziza Mannan Foundation, Founder President of Iran-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Bangladesh Human Rights Development Commission, and Central Sub-Committee Member of Bangladesh Awami league Trade and Religious Affairs. Already in his intellectual and creative edit papers have been able to gain readership.
The popular Newspaper Daily Vorer Pata and The Daily People`s Time spread across every district, upazila and village level in the 56,000 square miles of the country. He is a brave columnist for the oppressed masses. On his birthday receive the best wishes from Daily vorer Pata . We wish him long life. Besides, we pray to the Almighty, that he may be in the future for the masses, as in the past. In his personal life he is the father of one child. His child, Kazi Zarzees Bin Ertaza, is O level examiner.
Fearless Journalist-Human Rights Activist Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan gets Bangabandhu Memorial Medal, Sheikh Rassel Honors, Mahatma Gandhi Award, Shaheed Liberation War Memorial Award, Atish Dipankar Gold Medal, The Nelson Mandela Award, Maulana Bhasani Memorial. He also honored with, the UN’s prestigious ‘Doctor of Humanity’ title in this year, as well as numerous awards, including the UN’s “World Peace Ambassador.” The Daily People`s Time family wishes him a healthy, long and colorful working life.