Khan Mohammad Moinuddin

Khan Mohammad Moinuddin (30 October 1930 – 16 February 1981) was a Bangladeshi writer.[1] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1978 by the Government of Bangladesh. He is most remembered for being a children's poet in the 1950s and '60s.[1]

Khan Mohammad Moinuddin
Born(1930-10-30)30 October 1930
Died16 February 1981(1981-02-16) (aged 50)

CareerEdit

At an early age, Moinuddin moved to Calcutta and worked at a Kolkata Binding House as a bookbinder. After completing his primary education, he attended the Calcutta Corporation Teachers' Training College. He later worked in Calcutta Corporation Free Primary School for twenty years.[1]

In 1923, Moinuddin was the editor of the magazine Muslim Jagat. He was sentenced to 6 months in Hooghly Jail for publishing an editorial entitled Bidroha. While incarcerated, he met the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. In 1947 he moved to Dhaka and established a publishing house Alhamra Library.[1]

BooksEdit

  • Muslim Birabgana (1936)
  • Amader Nabi (1941)
  • Dr Shafiker Motor Boat (1949)
  • Khulafa-e-Rashedin (1951)
  • Arabya Rajani (1957)
  • Baba Adam (1958)
  • Swapna Dekhi (1959)
  • Lal Morag (1961)
  • Shapla Phul (1962)
  • Paler Nao (1956)
  • He Manus (1958)
  • Artanad (1958)
  • Anathini (1926)
  • Naya Sadak (1967)
  • Jhumkolata (1956)
  • Yugasrasta Nazrul (1957)

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Sambaru Chandra Mohanta. "Moinuddin, Khan Mohammad". Banglapedia. Retrieved June 1, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)