The present Doodle commends the 95th birthday celebration of Bangladeshi dramatist, teacher, language specialist, abstract pundit, stage actor, and political extremist Munier Chowdhury, who is generally viewed as a pioneer of the nation’s Modern Bangla drama.
Eminent for plays like Kabar (The Grave, 1952) and Roktakto Prantor (The Bloody Meadow, 1959), Chowdhury devoted 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 intelligent mind.
Following his first of different graduate degrees, he turned into a teacher in the English and Bangla divisions of Dhaka University in 1950.
In 1952, Chowdhury was detained for his activism identified with the Language Movement, an eventually fruitful 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 author of short stories and plays while filling in as a boss of patriot and social causes. A submitted torchbearer for the Bangla language, he additionally 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 elevated state honor.
Happy birthday, Munier Chowdhury, and thank you for the entirety of your work to elevate and safeguard Bengali culture!