DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken responsibility of the treatment of noted lyricist, composer and music director Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul.
ICT State Minister Junaid Ahmed Palak disclosed the matter to media, on Wednesday night (May 16).
The premier is informed about the sickness of the legendary lyricist, said Palak.
She came to know about the matter, from the Facebook post of Bulbul. Afterwards, she has willingly taken the responsibility of Bulbul’s treatment, after enquiring everything regarding this, added the state minister.
However, earlier in the day, Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul said that he has been diagnosed with eight blocks in his heart and it can’t be cure without undergoing a bypass surgery.
He made the disclosure, on a status posted on his Facebook account.
“Now I have become diseased, due to staying under ‘a house arrest’ over six years”
As the reason behind his kind of confinement inside the house for such long period, he cited that he gave deposition as a witness in 2012, in a case filed over crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of 1971.
He further stated that he is ready to undergo a surgery, within the next ten days.
However, as the news of the ingenious music director’s illness spread, people of the country’s music realm especially his fan base had taken to Facebook to express their grievances. They wish early recovery of the music maestro.
BDST: 1104 HRS, MAY 17, 2018