Hasan Azizul Huq

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Hasan Azizul Huq
Hasan Azizul Huq.jpg
Huq in 2012
Native name হাসান আজিজুল হক
Born (1939-02-02) 2 February 1939 (age 79)
Jabgraam, Burdwan, Bengal Presidency, British India
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Writer
Awards full list
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Hasan Azizul Huq (born 2 February 1939) is a Bangladeshi short-story writer and novelist.[1] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1999 and Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1970.[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Huq was born in Jabgraam in Burdwan district of West Bengal. In 1947, his parents moved to Phultala, near the city of Khulna, Bangladesh.[4] He completed his post-graduation from Rajshahi University in 1960. He served as a faculty in the department of philosophy of the same university.[5]

Huq was the second Bangabandhu Chair of the department of history at the University of Dhaka.[4]


Huq's first published volume is Samudrer Swapna, Shiter Aranya (1964).[4] Among other notable volumes are: Atmaja o Ekti Karabi Gaachh (1967), Jeeban Ghase Agun (1973), Namhin Gotrohin (1974), Pataale, Haspataale (1981), Kathakataa (1981), Aprakasher Bhaar (1988) and Ma Meyer Sansar (1997) and Raarbanger Golpo(1999).[4] He wrote two autbiographies, Fire Jai Fire Ashi and Uki Diye Digonto.[4]

His stories have been translated into English, Hindi, Urdu, Russian and Czech.[1]


  • Atmoja O Ekti Karabi Gaach
  • Jibon Ghoshe Agun
  • Agunpakhi
  • Naamhin Gotrahin[1]



  1. ^ a b c d "Happy birthday Hasan Azizul Huq". The Daily Star. February 2, 2016. Retrieved May 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ" [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা" [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Hasan Azizul Haque". The Daily Star. 2016-02-05. Retrieved 2017-11-23. 
  5. ^ Emran Mahfuj (July 5, 2015). ""Bangalis are trying to get ahead by forgetting the past"". The Daily Star. Retrieved May 4, 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Golpo Songroho (Collected Stories), the national textbook of B.A. (pass and subsidiary) course of Bangladesh, published by University of Dhaka in 1979 (reprint in 1986).
  • Bangla Sahitya (Bengali Literature), the national textbook of intermediate (college) level of Bangladesh published in 1996 by all educational boards.