Belal Chowdhury

Belal Chowdhury (12 November 1938 – 24 April 2018)[1][2][3] was a Bangladeshi poet. He was awarded the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1984, the Mazharul Islam Poetry Award in 2013 and Ekushey Padak in 2014.[4][5]

Belal Chowdhury
বেলাল চৌধুরী
Belal Chowdhury.jpg
Chowdhury in 2012
Born(1938-11-12)12 November 1938
Died24 April 2018(2018-04-24) (aged 79)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi

CareerEdit

Chowdhury served Bharat Bichitra as its editor published from Indian embassy in Dhaka. He was also an editor of the Shaptahik Sandwip published by Rupali Group and Krittibas, a Bengali poetry magazine, edited by Sunil Gangopadhyay.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Poet Belal Chowdhury dies at 80 after long battle with illness". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Poet Belal Chowdhury passes away". The Daily Star. 24 April 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Poet Belal Chowdhury at ICU". newsg24.com. Retrieved 2018-01-06.
  4. ^ একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  5. ^ পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Poet Belal Chowdhury's health condition improves: family". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 2017-08-28. Archived from the original on 2018-01-06. Retrieved 2018-01-06.