About this author
Ghulam Murshid was born on 8 April 1940. He is a Bangladeshi author, scholar, author, and journalist based in London.
Besides being a prolific author, Dr. Murshid is a distinguished lexicographer. He edited a three-volume Bengali dictionary, called ‘Bibartonmulak Bangla Abhidhan’, published in 2013–2014, by the Bangla Academy. In the two hundred years of the history of Bengali dictionaries, it is the first to be based on historical principles. It provides the evolution of the form and meaning of every word and traces the first use thereof in written Bengali.
He won a number of awards, including the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1982 for his contribution to research.; Prothom Alo Book Award in 2007; IFIC literary prize 2018; the Ekusey Padak for Language and Literature in 2021 and the Vidyasagar Endowments Lectures 1973 at Calcutta University.
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