Baby Maudud

AN Mahfuza Khatun (known as Baby Maudud; 23 June 1948 – 25 July 2014)[1] was a Bangladeshi journalist, politician, and writer.[2] She was a member of parliament of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad.[3]

Baby Maudud
Born
Mahfuza Khatun Baby Maudud

(1948-06-23)23 June 1948
Died25 July 2014(2014-07-25) (aged 66)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
Occupationjournalist, politician
Spouse(s)Md Hasan Ali
Parents
  • Abdul Maudud (father)
  • Hedaetun Nessa (mother)

Early life and careerEdit

Maudud was the third among six brothers and three sisters.[4] She studied journalism at the University of Dhaka.[5]

Maudud served as the Social Affairs Editor at bdnews24.com.[4] She was the Chief News Editor of the state-run news agency, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS).[5] Since 1967, she worked for the BBC, The Sangbad, The Daily Ittefaq, and Weekly Bichitra.[4]

Maudud took part in 1969 mass upsurge and was engaged in political activities with Begum Sufia Kamal in 1971.[6]

Maudud won Anannya Bishesh Shommanona in 2012.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Maudud's father, Abdul Maudud, was a justice. She was married to advocate Md Hasan Ali. Together they had two sons, Rabiul Hasan Avi and Shafiul Hassan Dipto.[4]

WorksEdit

  • Mone Mone
  • Sheikh Mujiber Chhotobela
  • Pabitro Rokeya Path
  • Gonotanter Manoshkonna Sheikh Hasina
  • Muktijoddhah Manik
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib O Tar Paribar[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Correspondent. "Baby Maudud's first death anniversary to be observed on Saturday". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
  2. ^ a b "Baby Maudud no more". The Daily New Nation. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "AL picks 5 for JS women's seats". The Daily Star. 27 November 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c d "Baby Maudud passes away". bdnews24.com. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "Baby Maudud's first death anniv today". The Daily Observer. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Baby Moudud passes away". The Daily Star. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Anannya Bishesh Shommanona '12 announced". The Daily Star. 10 March 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)