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Ahmed Sofa’s 78th birth anniv today

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  • 30 June, 2021 12:00 AM
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Ahmed Sofa’s 78th birth anniv today

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Today is the 78th birth anniversary of eminent writer and thinker Ahmed Sofa.

One of the most influential intellectuals of Bangladesh Sofa was born on June 30, 1943 in Gachbaria village of Chandanaish upazila under Chattogram district. He took admission in the Bangla Department of the University of Dhaka but couldn’t continue. After completing graduation from Brahmanbaria College, he again got admitted to Dhaka University for obtaining a Master’s degree in political science.

He also did a post-graduate diploma on German language from the Goethe-Institut. While working for his PhD degree (which he didn’t finish) under a Bangla Academy fellowship, Sofa came closer to his mentor National Professor Abdur Razzaq.

Ahmed Sofa died on July 28, 2001 in Dhaka.