Shamsul Haq’s 82nd birth anniv observed


MNA Feature Desk: The 82nd birth anniversary of veteran writer Syed Shamsul Haq is being observed on Wednesday.

Born on December 27 in 1935, Syed Shamsul Haq is one of the most prominent litterateurs of the country.

He writes poetry, fiction, plays (mostly in verse), and essays for Bengali literature. His literary works are included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level in the country. His notable books include ‘Payer Awaj Pawa Jai’, ‘Nishiddho Loban’, ‘Khelaram Khele Ja’, ‘Neel Dongshon’ and ‘Mrigoya’.

His notable poetry includes— ‘Ekoda Ek Rajje’, ‘Boishekhe Rochito Ponktimala’, ‘Birotihin Utsob’, ‘Protidhonigon’, ‘Opor Purush’, ‘Kobita Samagra’ and ‘Ek Ascharja Sangamer Smriti’.

On 27 September 2016, he died of lung cancer at the age of 81.