Abdul Gaffar Choudhury was a Bangladeshi-born British writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst, and poet. He wrote the lyrics to “Amar Bhaier Rôkte Rangano”, a widely celebrated song commemorating the Bengali Language Movement.
Choudhury worked as a journalist in Dhaka for a number of years before relocating to the UK. He worked for Joy Bangla, Jugantar, and Anandabazar Patrika during the Bangladeshi Liberation War in 1971.
When “Amar Bhaier Rorangano” was first set to music by him, it was regarded as the most significant song of the Bengali Language Movement.
It was then reworked by Altaf Mahmud, who composed the soundtrack. Listeners of the BBC Bengali Service have voted it the third-best Bengali song.
Choudhury established the Notun Din newspaper in the United Kingdom. He has penned 35 five-volume works. ”
When he wasn’t in London, he was in Kolkata, where he wrote for a daily paper and other publications in the Bangladeshi community.
“Dan Pithe Shawkat,” “Chandrodwiper Upakhyan,” “Nam Na Jana Bhore,” “Nil Jamuna,” “Shesh Rajanir Chand,” “Polashi Thekey Dhanmondi,” and “Bastobotar Nirikhey” are only a few of his well-known pieces.
Who Are Abdul Gaffar Choudhury Children?
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury’s children are Anupam, who works for Reuters, and their four daughters are Tanima, Chinmoyee, Binita, and Indira.
How Many Children Does Abdul Gaffar Choudhury Have?
Abdul Gaffar Choudhury and his wife, Selima Afroz Choudhury had five children. They had one son and four daughters.