Dilwar Khan

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Dilwar Khan
Kabi Dilwar And wife.jpg
Dilwar with first wife Anisa Khatun
Native name দিলওয়ার
Born (1937-01-01)1 January 1937
Sylhet, Bengal Presidency, British India (now in Bangladesh)
Died 10 October 2013(2013-10-10) (aged 76)
Nationality Bangladeshi

Dilwar Khan (1 January 1937 – 10 October 2013) was a Bangladeshi poet. Called Gono Manusher Kobi (Poet of the mass), he was awarded Bangla Academy Award in 1980 and Ekushey Padak in 2008 by the Government of Bangladesh.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Khan was born in Sylhet, Bengal Presidency. He is recipient of Bangla Academy Fellowship in 1981. He died on 10 October 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "9 get Ekushey Padak 2008". The Daily Star: Internet Edition. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 27 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2013-10-11). "Poet Dilwar Khan". daily sun. Retrieved 2014-04-08.