Jahanara Imam

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Jahanara Imam was born on 3 May 1929. she was a Bangladeshi writer and political activist.

She is known for her efforts to bring those accused of committing war crimes in the Bangladesh Liberation War to trial. She has been called “Shaheed Janani” (Mother of Martyrs).

Imam was born on 3 May 1929 in Murshidabad, West Bengal, British India, the eldest daughter in a family of three brothers and four sisters

After Bangladesh achieved independence, Imam started her literary career. During this time she also traveled extensively to Europe, the USA, and Canada.

In 1986 she published her wartime diary Ekatturer Dinguli (The Days of Seventy-One).

Early in her career, Jahanara Imam also translated several books from English into Bengali, including some of the popular “Little House” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

She died on 26 June 1994.

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5
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Buker Vitor Agun By Jahanara Imam
Buker Vitor Agun By Jahanara Imam
Buker Vitor Agun
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06-04-2023
Cancer er Sathe Bosobas By Jahanara Imam
Cancer er Sathe Bosobas By Jahanara Imam
Cancer er Sathe Bosobas
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06-04-2023
Ekattorer Dinguli By Jahanara Imam
Ekattorer Dinguli By Jahanara Imam
Ekattorer Dinguli
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28-01-2023
Nissongo Pine By Jahanara Imam
Nissongo Pine By Jahanara Imam
Nissongo Pine
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06-04-2023
Onno Jibon By Jahanara Imam
Onno Jibon By Jahanara Imam
Onno Jibon
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06-04-2023