Nasir Ahmed (1952) is the editor of the literary supplement of the Daily Janakantha, and had previously worked for the Daily Bangla. He started his career as a journalist at an early age and has published 25 books including his Selected Poems. He is also a prolific playwright with numerous TV credits to his name, and is a special grade enlisted lyricist for BTV and Bangladesh Betar. In his long career he has been awarded numerous prizes, including Bangla Academy (2010), Bishnu De Purasker (W.B., India 2002), Sunil Ganguli Shmriti Sammanona (W.B., India 2013), Michael Madhusudhon Datta Award, (Sagardari, Jessore), Jibananando Dash Award, Poet Mojammel Hoque Foundation Padok , Bachsas Purosker for screen play writing, and Lalon Puroskar as lyricist.

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