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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

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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).

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

Awards and honours

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  1. "Ekhlasuddin Ahmed: recalling a trendsetting children's litterateur". New Age. 19 January 2015. Archived from the original on 19 April 2021. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Writer Ekhlasuddin passes away". en.prothom-alo.com. 24 December 2014. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2015.