Alauddin Al Azad

(6 May 1932 - 3 July 2009 / Dhaka / Bangladesh)

Alauddin Al Azad
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Alauddin Al-Azad (Bengali: আলাউদ্দিন আল আজাদ)was a language veteran, renowned poet and writer, and distinguished academic figure in Bangladesh.

Life

Alauddin Al-Azad was born on 6 May 1932 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He Passed SSC.1947, HSC.1949. From Dhaka University he passed BA (Honors) at 1953 and MA.1954 as the same university. He received his PhD. degree from London University in 1970 for his work 'Iswar Gupter Jeebon o Kabita'.

He was a very good student of Bengali literature and also a professor. Also he was a first secretary of Bangladesh High Commission in Moskow.

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The Monument

Have they destroyed your memorial minaret?
Don't you fear, comrade,
We are still here
A family of ten million, alert and wide awake.
The base that no emperor
Could ever crush
At whose feet
The diamond crown, the blue proclamation,
The naked sabre and the tempestuous cavalry
Have crumbled into dust.

We are that simple hero, that unique crowd,
We who work in fields,
Row on rivers,
Labour in factories!

Have they destroyed your brick minaret?
Well, let them. Don't you fear, comrade,
We a family of ten million
Are alert and wide ...

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