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Syed Shamshul Haq Passes Away


Syed Shamsul Haq, one of Bangladesh’s best known writers passed away 27 September 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 
●    He was known for equal mastery over novels, poetry, essays and plays. 
●    He was also vocal against religious fundamentalism. About Syed Shamsul Haq He was Born on 27 December 1935 in Kurigram in Bengal. 
●    His notable works include Boishakhey Rochito Ponktimala, Ekoda Ek Rajjey, Birotihin Utsab, Protidhwonigon and Opor Purush. 
●    He has been awarded with Bangla Academy Literary Award (1966), Ekushey Padak (1984) and Swadhinata Padak (2000), the highest civilian award of Bangladesh for his outstanding contributions to Bengali literature.