Sayeed Abubakar Biography

Sayeed Abubakar, one of the major modern poets of Bangla language, was born on September 21,1972 in Jashore, Bangladesh. Literary Life: Sayeed Abubakar started composing poems at a very early age. He was only 11 then. Many of those poems were published in the local newspapers of Jashore and Khulna namely `The Daily Sphulingo', 'The Daily Ranar', 'The Daily Purbanchal', 'The Daily Janmabhumi' and so on. He used to compose 60-70 poems every day, for he was determined to defeat Rabindranath Tagore by the number of poems. Reason is that Rabindranath started composing poems at his 8 and he at his 11. Really it was a peculiar silly attempt of a young poet. Later, he realized his mistake. But it helped him to be skilled both in rhymes and rhythm at the early stage of his life. His poem was first published in any national daily newspaper in 1988. It was the Daily Ittefaq, the most popular newspaper of that time. He was then merely a student of class XI at BL Govt. College in Khulna. While in Rajshahi University, he completed composing some of his best lyric-poems. All those were published in the most popular national newspapers and national literary journals such as the Ittefaq, the Sangbad, the Dainik Bangla, the Inqilab, the Pakkhik Shoily, the Sachitra Bangladesh and so on. His first collection of poems `Pranoyer Prathom Pap' (First Sin of Love) was published in 1996. It attracted the attention of the famous living poets of Bangladesh and made him famous as a poet. The second edition of `Pranoyer Prathom Pap' was published in 2008. Now he has 15 collections of poetry to his credit. Pranoyer Prathom Pap (1996) Julekhar Shes Jal (2004) Sada Andhokarey Kalo Josnai (2006) Mesopotemiar Mme (2007) Bongetey Basoti (2008) Ebar Ektibar Eksathey (2010) Kapotakkha Parer Roddur (2012) Kagoj Kusum (2014) Tumi Balo Tumi Bristi Valobaso (2015) Shrestha Kabita (2015) Amar Kothao Jaoar Nei (2017) Mohakaler Kanya (2018) Mujibnama (2018) , an epic Tomar Prithibi Chalai Dosyura (2020) Nabinama (2021) , an epic His poems have been translated in many languages of the world such as English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Korean and Odia. He is the editor of 'Bangla Literature', the only English literary journal on Bangla literature in Bangladesh. He was given a number of literary awards for his contribution to literature: Shabdoshilon Award 2008 Lalon Award 2009 Panjia Sahitya Sommelon Sommanona 2010 Utsanga Srijan Chintan Sammanona 2012 Sristishil Lekhoksongho Sammanona 2014 DCL Literary Award 2015 Banglar Kabita O Sahitta Forum Award 2015 Syed Ali Ahsan Award 2017 Rock Pebbles International Literary Award 2017 Bhuvaneswar, India Porichoi Literary Award 2017 Desoj Literary Award 2017 Bhasa Smarok 2018 Uttar Kolkata Bangla Bhasa Chorchakendra, Kolkata-700 009.

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