Jasimuddin was born in Faridpur District, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh on January 1st, 1903 and is the Poet. At the age of 73, Jasimuddin biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 1, 1903
Pakistan, Bangladesh
Place of Birth
Faridpur District, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
Death Date
Mar 13, 1976 (age 73)
Zodiac Sign
Author, Poet, Writer
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University of Calcutta
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Jasimuddin Life

Jasimuddin (1 January 1903 to March 14, 1976), also known as Palli Kabi (Pastoral Poet), was a Bangladeshi poet, lyricist, composer, and author best known for his modern ballad sagas in the pastoral style.

His Nakshi Kanthar Math and Sojan Badiar Ghat are two of the Bengali language's best lyrical poems.

He is Bengal's most prominent figure in the revivals of pastoral literature in the twentieth century.

Jasimuddin, a versatile writer, wrote poems, ballads, songs, memoirs, and travelogues, among other things. He was educated at Culcutta University, where he also served as a Ramtanu Lahiri assistant research fellow under Dinesh Chandra Sen from 1931 to 1937.

In 1938, he joined the University of Dhaka and taught there for 5 years.

He joined the Department of Information and Broadcasting of the then government in 1944 and resigned in 1962. Jasimudfuses was "one of the founders of the radical and non-communic cultural movement" in 1950s and 1960s, "a ardent promoter of socialism" and Bengali language movement.

He was given the President's Award for Excellence in 1958, Ekushey Padak in 1976, and Swadhinata Dibas Puruskar posthumously in 1978.

He voted against the Bangla Academy Award in January, 2018. Bangla Academy has announced the Jasimuddin Literary Award, which is a biennial award given for lifetime contribution to Bangla literature.


Jasimuddin Career

Early life and career

Jasimuddin was born in the village of Tambulkhana in Faridpur District on January 1st 1903 in his maternal uncle's house. Ansaruddin Mollah, his father, was a schoolteacher. Amina Khatun (Rangachhut) received his early education at Faridpur Welfare School, according to his mother. In 1921, he graduated from Faridpur Zilla School. In 1924, Jasimuddin completed an IA from Rajendra College. He earned his BA degree in Bengali from the University of Calcutta in 1929 and his MA in 1931. He worked with Dinesh Chandra Sen as a folk literature collector from 1931 to 1937. Jasimuddin is one of Purbo-Bongo Gitika's compilers (Ballads of East Bengal). Jari Gaan and Murshida Gaan's album compilations include more than 10,000 folk songs, some of which have been included in his song collections Jari Gaan and Murshida Gaan. He also wrote a lengthy book on Bengali folklore's interpretation and philosophy.

Jasimuddin began teaching at the University of Dhaka in 1938. He joined the University in 1944 and spent time at the Department of Information and Broadcasting before his resignation in 1962 as the deputy director.


Jasimuddin Awards

Major honors and awards

  • President's Award for Pride of Performance, Pakistan (1958)
  • DLitt. by Rabindra Bharati University, India (1969)
  • Ekushey Padak (1976)
  • Independence Day Award (1978)