Today is the birthday of eminent media personality and agriculture development activist Shykh Seraj.
He was born in 1954 in Chandpur.
For four decades, Shykh Seraj has become a forerunner of development journalism in the country. Many great examples of his success cover topics like food security, farmers' entertainment, good governance and holistic human development.
He has been awarded more than fifty honours and accolades for his works including Ashoka Fellow, United Nations FAO's AH Boerma Award for the period of 2008-2009, Gusi Peace Prize in 2015 from Philippines, Bangladesh Economic Association Gold Medal, UK's BCA Golden Jubilee Honour Award, prestigious recognition from British House of Commons, Green Award from Birmingham community, Dr Ibrahim Memorial Gold Medal, and Ranada Prasad Saha Gold Medal.