Dilwar Khan

Dilwar Khan (1 January 1937 – 10 October 2013) was a Bangladeshi poet. Known as Gono Manusher Kobi (poet of the mass people),[1] he was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1980 and Ekushey Padak in 2008 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2]

Dilwar Khan
দিলওয়ার
Kabi Dilwar And wife.jpg
Dilwar with first wife Anisa Khatun
Born(1937-01-01)1 January 1937
Died10 October 2013(2013-10-10) (aged 76)
NationalityBangladeshi
Awards

Early life and careerEdit

Khan was born in Bharthokhola, South Surma, Sylhet District, Bengal Presidency. He received a Bangla Academy Fellowship in 1981. Khan died on 10 October 2013.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hafez Ahmed (11 October 2013). "Poet Dilwar Khan". Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "9 get Ekushey Padak 2008". The Daily Star: Internet Edition. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)