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Editor’s Note

The history of our liberation war is as full of glory, valour, courage and sacrifice, as it is of tragedy.

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed is a renowned writer, television presenter and activist. Born in Kolkata in 1939, Sayeed is the son of a well-known playwright.

Prof. a.m. Harun-ar-Rashid

Prof. A.m. Harun-ar-rashid is a distinguished physicist and science writer. He was born on May 1, 1933 in a remote village in Barisal district where his father...

Jharna Dhara Chowdhury

Harna Dhara Chowdhury is an eminent social activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh.

Mahbubur Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman is a renowned business personality and current President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh. Born on July 10, 1942, Rahman is a pioneer in ensuring that both...

Matiur Rahman

Matiur Rahman is the Editor and Publisher of the daily Prothom Alo (First Light), the highest circulated newspaper of Bangladesh.

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Bashir Ahmed

Basir Ahmed is an all-rounder of sports, who excelled in hockey, football, athletics and cricket during his playing career, and served as referee, coach, umpire and Olympic organiser after his...

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Tahrunessa Ahmed Abdullah - Women's Development

Tahrunessa Ahmed Abdullah is a writer, activist and community leader who is known for her research on and contribution to the lives of women in rural Bangladesh.

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Prof. Dwijen Sarma

It's hard to fathom the beauty Dwijen Sarma moves through, a beauty that resides only in nature. And he has devoted his life to protecting it with everything he has.

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Syed Shamsul Haq

With words. Syed Shamsul Haq can take the dark out of the night as well as paint the daytime black. He writes magical verse plays...

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Prof. Arun Kumar Basak

PROFESSOR ARUN KUMAR BASAK is a renowned scientist and physicist of Bangladesh. With a new theory of nuclear interactions...

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Prof. Serajul Islam Chowdhury

Prof. Serajul Islam Chowdhury, a renowned academic, author, critic and columnist, is a voice against injustice. Born on June 23, 1937 in Baroikhali village...

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Prof. Anisuzzaman

PROFESSOR ANISUZZAMAN, an eminent writer and educationist, was born on February 18, 1937 in Calcutta. He grew up in a family that nurtured writing.

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Prof. Rehman Sobhan

Prof. Rehman Sobhan is a Bangladeshi economist born in Calcutta on March 12, 1935.

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Dr. Angela Gomes

Dr. Angela Gomes is a social worker and Founder Executive Director of Banchte Shekha (Learn How To Survive), a leading NGO working since 1976 with the long-term objective of improving the socio...

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Prof. Rafiqul Islam

Prof. Rafiqul Islam is an eminent educationist, scholar, author and cultural activist of Bangladesh. Besides being a retired professor of Dhaka University, he is also the retired Vice-Chancellor of...