Ekhlasuddin Ahmed

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Ekhlasuddin Ahmed
Born(1940-12-15)15 December 1940
24 Parganas, West Bengal, British India (now India)
Died24 December 2014(2014-12-24) (aged 74)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Notable awardsBangla Academy Award
Ekushey Padak

Ekhlasuddin Ahmed (also Ekhlas Uddin Ahmed; 15 December 1940 – 24 December 2014) was a Bangladeshi writer of Children's literature.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Ahmed was born in 1940 in the 24 Parganas district of West Bengal province.[2] Ahmed was also a journalist and was associated with the Daily Janakantha. Among the awards he received is the "Kabir Chowdhury Children's Literary Award" of the Bangla Academy (2004).

Death[change | change source]

Ekhlasuddin died at Square Hospital in Dhaka 24 December 2014 at age 74.[2]

Awards and honours[change | change source]

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Ekhlasuddin Ahmed: recalling a trendsetting children's litterateur". New Age. 19 January 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Writer Ekhlasuddin passes away". en.prothom-alo.com. 24 December 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2015.