Muhammad Arshad (writer)

Muḥammad Arshād (Bengali: মাওলানা মুহাম্মদ আরশাদ, Persian: مولانا محمد ارشاد), was a late 16th-century Bengali Muslim author who wrote in the Persian language.[1] He was a prominent Mawlana that resided in Baniachong.[2] Arshad wrote the Persian book Zaraul Musannif, which made him one of the earliest authors in the Sylhet region.[3][4]

Muhammad Arshad
Resting placeBaniachong
Muslim leader
Period in office16th century

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Sirajul Islam (1992). History of Bangladesh, 1704-1971. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. p. 450.
  2. ^ Abu Musa Mohammad Arif Billah (2012). "Persian". In Islam, Sirajul; Miah, Sajahan; Khanam, Mahfuza; Ahmed, Sabbir (eds.). Banglapedia: the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Online ed.). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Banglapedia Trust, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. ISBN 984-32-0576-6. OCLC 52727562. Retrieved 26 May 2022.
  3. ^ East Pakistan District Gazetteers: Sylhet. East Pakistan Government Press. 1970. p. 325.
  4. ^ Sharif Uddin Ahmed, ed. (Jan 1999). Sylhet: History and Heritage. Bangladesh Itihas Samiti. p. 608.