Happy Birthday to The Lighthouse Progressive Thought Kabir Chowdhury

Professor Kabir Chowdhury’s birthday is today.

Kabir Chowdhury (9 February 1923 – 13 December 2011) was a Bangladeshi academic, essayist, materialist, translator, cultural worker and civil society activist. On this day of 1923, he was born in Brahmanbaria. Munshi Bhawan of Goparbagh village under Chatkhil upazila of Noakhali, his ancestral home. Kabir Chowdhury’s younger brother, Shaheed Intellectuals Professor Munir Chowdhury.

Kabir Chowdhury | কবীর চৌধুরী
Kabir Chowdhury | কবীর চৌধুরী

He willingly left his government job and joined as a professor of English at Dhaka University Prof Kabir Chowdhury. In 1998, he became a national professor. Among his notable achievements are: East Pakistan Governor Gold Medal, National Bank of Pakistan Literary Award, President Abu Sayeed Chowdhury Honorary Medal, Alkaat Gold Medal and Literary Award, Nasiruddin Gold Medal, Sher-e-Bangla Award, Bangla Academy Award, Ekushe Padak, William Kieri Gold Medal (India) , Bangabandhu National Award, Independence Day Award, India’s T Jago’s Peace Award, Gitanjali Medal of Honor He died on February 13, 2011.

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