Sheikh Fazlul Karim

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Sheikh Fazlul Karim
Born 1882
Rangpur, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 1936 (aged 53–54)
Occupation Poet

Sheikh Fazlul Karim(1882–1936), was a Bengali poet and writer. He was born in Lalmonirhat.


Karim wrote his first book at the age of eleven, entitled Sarol Paddo Bikash. From this point on, the remainder of his life was devoted to literature. He was famous for both his prose and poetry. He edited the monthly BASANA.

Karim's writing is marked by a profound simplicity. He worked for Hindu-Muslim friendship. His literary works have been included in school curriculum, in both secondary and higher secondary Bengali Literature in Bangladesh.


  • Sarol Paddo Bikash
  • Poritran Kabbo
  • Chintar Chash
  • Path o Patheyo
  • Gatha
  • Voktipushpanjoli


  • Helal M. Abu Taher: Muslim Sahitya Prativa published by Islamic Foundation, Dhaka, 1980.