Habibullah Siraji

Habibullah Sirajee (born 31 December 1948) is a Bangladeshi poet.[1][2][3] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2016 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to language and literature.[4] He is serving as the Director General of Bangla Academy since 20 December 2018.[5][6] Sirajee is currently serving as the President of Jatiya Kabita Parishad (National Poetry Council).[1]

Habibullah Sirajee
হাবীবুল্লাহ সিরাজী
Director General of Bangla Academy
Assumed office
20 December 2018
Preceded byShamsuzzaman Khan
Personal details
Born (1948-12-31) 31 December 1948 (age 72)
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationPoet, engineer

AwardsEdit

  • Jessore Sahittya Parishad Award (1987)[1]
  • Alaol Literary Award (1989)
  • Bangla Academy Literary Award (1991)
  • Bishinu Dey Award (2007)
  • Rupashi Bangla Award (2010)
  • Kabitalap Literary Award (2010)
  • Mahadiganta Award (2011)
  • Bangabandhu Award (2013)
  • Poet Fazal Shahabuddin Poetry Award (2016)[7]
  • Ekushey Padak (2016)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Habibullah Sirajee". Write Foundation. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Jatiya Kabita Utshab begins tomorrow". The Daily Star. 17 February 2009. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Poets recite self-penned poems at BSA". New Age. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  4. ^ একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  5. ^ কবি হাবীবুল্লাহ সিরাজী বাংলা একাডেমির নতুন মহাপরিচালক. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Poet Habibullah Sirajee new Bangla Academy DG । Bangladesh". RTV. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Hayat Saif receives Fazal Shahabuddin Poetry Award". The Daily Star. 9 February 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2019.