Hafiz Rashid Khan

Hafiz Rashid Khan (Bengali: হাফিজ রশিদ খান, born June 23, 1961) is a Bangladeshi postcolonialist poet, author,[1] editor, journalist and Adibaasi researcher. His literary philosophy mostly comes from the practice of the Neo-colonialism and known as postcolonialist writer and reputed for working in the tribal area at the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh.[2] As of 2019, he wrote moreless twenty-five titles including fifteen poetry and eight criticism.

Hafiz Rashid Khan
হাফিজ রশিদ খান
Hafiz Rashid Khan at BNWIKI12 in Chittagong (02).jpg
Hafiz at Bengali Wikipedia's celebration in Chattogram.
Born (1961-06-23) June 23, 1961 (age 59)
Nationality
EducationBachelor
Alma mater
Occupation
  • poet
  • author
  • editor
  • journalist
Years active1982–present
EmployerJournalist
OrganizationSuprobhat Bangladesh
Notable work
Upajati and Adibaasi poetry
Spouse(s)
Milattunnesa Khanom
(m. 1995)
AwardsChittagong City Corporation Literary Award (2016)

In 1982 at his twenty one years age his first poetry was published from Chittagong.[3] In 2018 he published fifteen and the last poetry book titled Dinga Bhase Dakshin Samudrey.[4]

He received several awards including, Chittagong City Corporation Literary Award for contributing in Bengali essay, honoured by Chittagong City Corporation in 2016.[4][5] He also awarded Kolkata Little Magazine Library Award by Kolkata Little Magazine Library And Research Center for editing his magazine Pushpakroth.

BiographyEdit

 
Hafiz (center) with poet Shobuj Taposh and diplomat Muhammad Nurul Islam at Bengali Wikipedia's celebration in 2016.

Hafiz Rashid Khan was born on June 23, 1961[6] in Banshkhali, Chittagong, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). His father was a government employee.[7] He grew up at Sulakbahar area. Hafiz earned a bachelor degree from the University of Chittagong. He currently served as a journalist at the daily newspaper Suprobhat Bangladesh in Chattogram.

Literary worksEdit

In 1982, Hafiz was published his first poetry Jostna Kemon Phutechhe.[3] He works with several literary magazines during his early writings career. Renaissance, Dhaner Sheeshe Gaan, Brishti, Samujjal Sabatash since 1991,[8] and Pushpakroth since 1993.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Hafiz married Milattunnesa Khanom in 1995. They have two daughters Naisa Hafiz Khan Oichchhik and Raisa Hafiz Khan Oihik.[10]

BibliographyEdit

PoetryEdit

Title Original title (Bengali) Year Publication Ref.
Jostna Kemon Phutechhe Bengali: জোসনা কেমন ফুটেছে 1982 [3]
Choragopta Dubopahar Bengali: চোরাগোপ্তা ডুবোপাহাড় 1988 [3]
Lohito Mandolin Bengali: লোহিত ম্যান্ডোলিন 1991 [3]
Swapnakhander Rokeya Begam Ruku Bengali: স্বপ্নখন্ডের রোকেয়া বেগম রুকু 1995 [3]
Adivasi Kabya Bengali: আদিবাসী কাব্য 1997 Pushpakaratha OCLC 37481098[11]
Totemer Rate Hotyakando Bengali: টোটেমের রাতে হত্যাকান্ড 2002 [3]
Jumpaharer Om Bengali: জুমপাহাড়ের ওম 2002 [3]
Ai Shundar Aamang Harabo Na Bengali: এই সুন্দর আমাঙ হারাবো না 2006 [3]
Adivasi Kabitasongroho Bengali: আদিবাসী কবিতাসংগ্রহ 2010 Agamee Prakashani ISBN 9789840413188[12]
Ghurnir Goenda Ghera Bengali: ঘূর্ণির গোয়েন্দা ঘেরা 2012 Adorn Publication [13]
Porshiwala Jagoo Bengali: পড়শিওয়ালা জাগো 2013 Shudhwswar [14]
Roder Poster Bengali: রোদের পোস্টার 2014 Prottayalir [15][16]
Lord Clive'er Pothikera Bengali: লর্ড ক্লাইভের পথিকেরা 2015 [4]
Kobitar Karabas Kobitar Mukti Bengali: কবিতার কারাবাস কবিতার মুক্তি 2015 Aditya Anik Publication
Pratnajibaner Ratno Bengali: প্রত্নজীবনের রত্ন 2017 Aditya Anik Publication ISBN 9789849299769[4]
Dinga Bhase Dakshin Samudrey Bengali: ডিঙা ভাসে দক্ষিণ সমুদ্রে 2018 [4]

Others poetryEdit

  • Phulbariar Nihoto Polashguli (1984)
  • Sundirer Durgo (1984)[17]
  • Shreshtho Kobita (2019)

CriticismEdit

 
Hafiz during an interview at Ekushey Book Fair in 2009
Year Title Title original Publication Ref.
1993 Baangladesher Upajati O Adibaasi : Angshidaritver Natuna Diganta Bengali: বাংলাদেশের উপজাতি ও আদিবাসী : অংশিদারিত্বের নতুন দিগন্ত Editor[3][18][19]
2001 Amader Kabita O Adibasi Prasaṅga Bengali: আমাদের কবিতা ও আদিবাসী প্রসঙ্গ [20]
2004 Adivasi Probondho Bengali: আদিবাসী প্রবন্ধ [4]
2005 Nirbachito Adivasi Gadya Bengali: নির্বাচিত আদিবাসী গদ্য Adorn Publication ISBN 9789842000126[21]
2009 Aronner Subasito Phul Bengali: অরণ্যের সুবাসিত ফুল Pathsutra [22]
2009 Adibasi Jibon Adibasi Sonskriti Bengali: আদিবাসী জীবন আদিবাসী সংস্কৃতি Adorn Publication [23]
2016 Alos Korotali Bengali: অলস করতালি [4]
2016 Uzani Chara Lamoni Dhar Bengali: উজানি ছড়া লামনি ধার [4]
2016 Kabitar Karabas Kabitar Mukti Bengali: কবিতার কারাবাস কবিতার মুক্তি Aditya Anik Publication ISBN 9789849241430[4]

Teenage LiteratureEdit

 
Hafiz at Chittagong DC Hill in 2013
Year Title Title original Publication Ref.
2018 Otto Hasir Golpo Bengali: অট্ট হাসির গল্প Aditya Anik Publication ISBN 9789849322610[24]

EditorialEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

Year Awards Category Provider Note
- Kolkata Little Magazine Library Award for Pushpakroth Kolkata Little Magazine Library And Research Center [4]
- Special Honor for Pushpakroth Chinho Foundation [4]
2016 Chattogram City Corporation Literary Award essay Chittagong City Corporation [5]
2016 Special Honor poetry Lekhomala [25]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Khāna, Hāphija Raśida". Worldcat. Archived from the original on November 8, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  2. ^ Reeyad & Russell 2013, pp. 4.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j হাফিজ রশিদ খানের কবিতা [Poetry of Hafiz Rashid Khan]. Dhaka Review (in Bengali). Archived from the original on January 10, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Bakhtiyar, S.M. (23 March 2018). হাফিজ রশিদ খান কবিতার ধ্রুবতারা (web) (in Bengali). Chittagong: Newschittagong24.com. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  5. ^ a b "CCC awards 13 on Mother Language Day". The Daily Star. 2 February 2016. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Hafiz Rashid Khan". ISNI. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Reeyad & Russell 2013, pp. 5.
  8. ^ a b c d e Reeyad & Russell 2013, pp. 10.
  9. ^ a b "Pushpakroth" [Pushpakroth]. Porua (in Bengali). Chittagong: Porua. Archived from the original on December 29, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  10. ^ Reeyad & Russell 2013, pp. 8.
  11. ^ Ādibāsī kābya. OCLC 37481098.
  12. ^ Ādibāsī Kabitāsaṃgraha [Collection of Adibashi Poetry]. OCLC 609306176.
  13. ^ "B008AVTNYK". Amazon.com. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  14. ^ সিম্ফনিগুলো এখনো বাজে [The symphonies are still crap]. Dainik Azadi (in Bengali). 15 March 2013. Archived from the original on 9 January 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  15. ^ Russell, Rafaell (9 May 2014). রোদের পোস্টার: কবিতার কার্পাসে তারাছার শাদাফুল [Roder Poster]. Ctgnews.com (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  16. ^ Kaiser, Omar (February 9, 2014). চট্টগ্রামের বইয়ের ডালি [Books depository at Chittagong]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  17. ^ Reeyad & Russell 2013, pp. 7-8.
  18. ^ S.M. Shamsul Alam (April 29, 2016). Governmentality and Counter-Hegemony in Bangladesh (2016; illustrated ed.). Springer. ISBN 9781137526038. Archived from the original on 8 November 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  19. ^ Bāṃlādeśera upajāti o ādibāsī : aṃśīdāritvera natuna diganta. OCLC 31173649.
  20. ^ Uttara upanibeśika gadya, āmādera kabitā o ādibāsī prasaṅga. OCLC 54822488.
  21. ^ "Nirbachito Adivasi Gadya" [Selected indigenous prose]. dailymatebd.com (in Bengali). Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  22. ^ "Aronner Subadito Phul" (in Bengali). rokomari.com. Retrieved January 9, 2016.
  23. ^ "Adivasi Jeeebon Adivasi Songskreeti" (in Bengali). rokomari.com. Retrieved January 9, 2016.
  24. ^ "Otto Hasir Golpo". Rokomari.com. Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  25. ^ Culture Desk (May 16, 2016). "Lekhomala celebrates its first founding anniversary". Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 8 November 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018. Poet Hafiz Rashid Khan ... was(were) honoued with Lekhomala Sammanana 2016 at the programme.

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