Dr Akbar Ali Khan

Akbar Ali Khan: the “Learned” and self-critical scholar

He intended to break down the jargon of economics, history, politics, and the theories behind it and make them palatable to the everyday readers. He inspired people to take part in shaping the tools and mechanisms that drive the governance of the state.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

UPL releases 21st edition of Akbar Ali Khan’s ‘Porarthoporotar Orthoniti’

“Its insights into history and realism make it as enjoyable to the reader as it is deep into the subject”, UPL stated about the 21st edition of Porarthoporotar Orthoniti. 

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Akbar Ali Khan: the “Learned” and self-critical scholar

He intended to break down the jargon of economics, history, politics, and the theories behind it and make them palatable to the everyday readers. He inspired people to take part in shaping the tools and mechanisms that drive the governance of the state.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Akbar Ali Khan: A versatile scholar bureaucrat

Akbar Ali Khan is no more. His passing leaves a deep chasm in the intellectual firmament of Bangladesh.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

A life devoted to welfare of the masses

Former adviser to a caretaker governmentAkbar Ali Khan devoted his life to the welfare of the people and his death is an irreparable loss to the nation, said his colleagues, civil society members and noted politicians before bidding farewell to the economist and writer.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Economics, literature, history: Akbar Ali Khan in books

Dr Khan focused on Bangladesh’s historical roots as “the last major nation-state to proclaim its identity” —a country that changed its statehood twice in less than 25 years.