Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury

আব্দুল গাফফার চৌধুরী

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury Biography

Abdul Gaffar Choudhury (Bengaliআবদুল গাফফার চৌধুরী; born 12 December 1934) is a Bangladeshi-born British writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst and poet. He is perhaps best known for writing the lyrics to "Amar Bhaier Rôkte Rangano" which is the most widely celebrated song commemorating the Bengali Language Movement.


Choudhury was born UlaniaMehendiganjBarisal DivisionBengal Presidency (now Bangladesh), British India. He graduated from Dhaka University in 1959 and came to England on 5 October 1974. Choudhury's father, Hazi Wahed Reza Choudhury, was a landlord and freedom fighter of British India. He was the president of Barisal District Congress and a member of the All India Congress Working Committee. His father was imprisoned in 1942 August Movement. He served as secretary to Motilal Nehru. Zohra Khatun was Choudhury's mother. They are three brothers and five sisters, Ali Reza Choudhury (Mehdi) his younger brother, Hossain reja Choudhury his elder brother. His sisters name is; Manik bibi choudhury, Laili Khatun choudhury, Saleha Khatun choudhury, Masuma Begum choudhury and his younger sister name Fazilatun Nesa Choudhury.


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