Dr. Alauddin Al Azad was a renowned novelist and poet who passed away
last Friday at the age of 77. He was also a celebrated and very skilled
playwright, essayist, storyteller, and educationist.
In this interview, Dr. Muntasir Mamoon, a leading historian, pays his
tributes to the late Dr. Azad. According to Dr. Mamoon,Dr. Azad was one
of the leading activists who took part in every Bangladeshi political
struggle between 1952 and 1971. Dr. Azad, an award-winning man of
letters, received many accolades over his long life, including the
Edushey Padak in 1986 and the Bangla Academy Award in 1965.