Rafiqul Islam Khan
February 14, 1942
|Died||March 12, 2016 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
|Known for||Patriotic, romantic and protest poems|
|Chuniya Amar Arcedia|
|Movement||Realism, Modernism, Romanticism|
|Awards||Bangla Academy Award, Ekushey Padak|
Rafiq Azad (born Rafiqul Islam Khan; February 14, 1942 – March 12, 2016) was a Bangladeshi poet, editor and writer. He was born in Tangail. He wrote over 45 collections of poetry including Prakriti O Premer Kabita, Asambhaber Paye, Sahasra Sundar, Haturir Nichae Jiban, Khub Beshi Durea Noy, Khamakaro Bahaman Hey Udar Amiyo Batas and others. He was a freedom fighter during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Azad was called as one of the most important young poets in the post-Liberation War period.
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- "Poet Rafiq Azad dies | Dhaka Tribune". www.dhakatribune.com. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
- "Poets and peers mourn Rafiq Azad's death - New Age". New Age. Retrieved 2016-03-13.