Mohammad Barkatullah

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Mohammad Barkatullah
Born 1898
Sirajganj, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 1974 (aged 75–76)
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Writer

Mohammad Barkatullah (1898 – 1974), a Bangladeshi writer,[1][2] was born in Sirajganj.[3]


Barkatullah was a deputy secretary of education department of East Pakistan, later Bangladesh.

Writing career[edit]

Barkatullah's literary works were included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level Bengali Literature in Bangladesh.


  • Parossho Protiva-1
  • Parossho Protiva-2

These books were written about ideology of Persian greats, Ferdousi, Rumi, Jami, Sa’di, Hafiz and many other Iranian Sufi (the core ideology of Islam) poets.



  1. ^ Banu, U. A. B. Razia Akter (1992). Islam in Bangladesh. BRILL. p. 48. ISBN 978-90-04-09497-0. 
  2. ^ Badiuzzaman (2012). "Barkatullah, Mohammad". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ Biographical encyclopedia of Pakistan. Biographical Research Institute. 1972. p. 816. 
  • 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.