Today is November 26, the birthday of intellectual Professor Munir Chowdhury. Popular search engine Google has published a doodle in honor of him on this occasion.
Intellectual Professor Munir Chowdhury was born on 26 November 1925 in Manikganj district. On 14 December 1971, in the face of certain defeat, Pakistani forces listed and killed Bangladeshi intellectuals, at which time he was called from his home and killed.
Meanwhile, it can be seen from the doodle published by Google, Shahid Munir Chowdhury holding an open book in the middle of the logo. Shawl wrapped around the body. Thick black framed glasses on the eyes. If you click on the picture, you will get detailed information about Munir Chowdhury.
Early in his career, Munir Chowdhury taught at Brajlal College (BL College) in Khulna (1947-50). He later taught at Jagannath College, Dhaka (1950) and finally at the University of Dhaka in the Department of English and Bengali (1950-61).
Educator, playwright, literary critic Munir Chowdhury’s ancestral home is in Noakhali district. Father Khan Bahadur Abdul Halim Chowdhury was a district magistrate. In 1941, Munir Chowdhury passed matriculation in the first class from Dhaka Collegiate School. He then passed ISC from Aligarh Muslim University and BA Honors (1946) and MA (1947) in English from Dhaka University. He obtained his MA in Bengali from Dhaka University in 1954 and his MA in Linguistics from Harvard University in 1956.