Subrata Barua

Subrata Barua (born 1 January 1946) is a Bangladeshi writer. He was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1983. In recognition of his contribution to Bengali language and literature, the government of Bangladesh awarded him the country's second highest civilian award Ekushey Padak in 2018.[1] He served as the director of the Bangla Academy.[2]

Subrata Barua
Born (1946-01-01) 1 January 1946 (age 77)
Alma materChittagong College
Dhaka University
AwardsBangla Academy Literary Award (1983)
Ekushey Padak (2018)

Early lifeEdit

Barua was born on 1 January 1946 at Chilonia village under Fatikchhari Upazila in Chattogram District of the then British India (now Bangladesh).[2] He completed his Secondary School Certificate from Chittagong Municipal Model High School in 1961 and Higher Secondary School Certificate in 1963 from Chittagong College.[2] He graduated from the same college in physics in 1966 and earned his post graduate degree from Dhaka University in 1968.[2]



  1. ^ "21 named for Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 9 February 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e সুব্রত বড়ুয়া. (in Bengali). 21 May 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2019.