Happy birthday, Munier Chowdhury!
The present Doodle praises the 95th birthday of Bangladeshi playwright, educator, linguist, literary critic, stage actor, and political activist Munier Chowdhury, who is generally viewed as a pioneer of the nation’s advanced Bangla show.
Prestigious for plays like Kabar (The Grave, 1952) and Roktakto Prantor (The Bloody Meadow, 1959), Chowdhury committed his life to the advancement of the Bangla language, its public character, and the battle against suppression in the entirety of its structures.
Shaheed Munier Chowdhury was brought into the world on this day in 1925 in the town of Manikganj, British India (presently Bangladesh), and since early on he dazzled his family with his gifted mind.
Following his first of various graduate degrees, he turned into a teacher in the English and Bangla branches of Dhaka University in 1950.
In 1952, Chowdhury was detained for his activism identified with the Language Movement, an eventually effective mission to have Bangla perceived as one of Pakistan’s authentic dialects. While kept he finished perhaps the best work, Kabar—a surrealist tribute to the battles of the development.
All through the remainder of his life, Chowdhury kept up his prosperity as an essayist of short stories and plays while filling in as a hero of patriot and social causes.
A committed torchbearer for the Bangla language, he likewise assisted with planning an improved Bangla typewriter console during the ’60s.
In 1980, the Bangladeshi government after death granted Chowdhury the Independence Day Award—the country’s most noteworthy state honor.
Thank you for the entirety of your work to inspire and save Bengali culture!