Ahmed Sofa

(30 June 1943 – 28 July 2001 / Gachbaria, Chittagong / Bangladesh)

Ahmed Sofa
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Ahmed Sofa (Bengali: আহমদ ছফা) was a well-known Bangladeshi poet, novelist, writer, critic, translator and intellectual. He wrote novels, poetry and non-fiction essays. He also translated the writings of others. Ahmed Sofa was renowned for his intellectual righteousness as well as his holistic approach to the understanding of social dynamics and international politics.

Sofa helped establishing Bangladesh Lekhak Shibir (Bangladesh Writers' Camp) in 1970 to "organise liberal writers in order to further the cause of the progressive movement".


Born at Gachbaria in Chittagong district, Sofa's career as a writer began in the 1960s. He never ... more »

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  • Mahmud Sakib (9/3/2012 11:04:00 PM)

    he is the greatest language scientist of Bangla

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