Staff Correspondent: Writer, novelist and journalist Ibrahim Khalil Jewel has been awarded with the “Bangladesh Writers Guild Special Honor-2021”.
He received the award for his fundamental contributions to the novel writings. The award was given by Bangladesh Writers Guild, also an organization of poets, writers and novelists, through a function held at Sangskriti Bikash Kendra at Paribagh in the capital city Dhaka on November 20 in 2021.
He has been remained involved with the writing especially poem and novel since the student life. Being a journalist, he always tried to write up several enthralling books that grabs space in the soul and mind of people. The writer makes sure that his books are not only for pleasure to all classes of people, but also a message for all as well. His pen normally puts the mind of the readers in dichotomy defying and defining the norms and regulations of life and society.
The novels, which has brought the honor to him are: “Chena Mukh Ochena Manush” (known face but unknown men), “Nishi” (Night; but in this ‘anti-drug novel’ it’s the name of the heroin) and “Khuje Firi” (finding the dear loved one).
The writer Ibrahim Khalil has been servicing as the Executive Editor of English newspaper Daily Industry and online news portal Sukhbar Bangla. Earlier, he had been served as the News Editor of the Daily Bhorer Kagoj, a prominent Bengali daily newspaper.
Ibrahim Khalil Jewel completed his Honors and Masters degree from the University of Dhaka. He also studied in Dhaka College. He was born in Toke Union of Kapasia Upazila of Gazipur district in Bangladesh.
Among other recipients of Special Honour-2021 for their fundamental contribution to the novel are- novelist and popular playwright Ferdous Hasan, novelist Hasan Mahmud, Mikshetu Mithu and Nasrin Zaman.
In the program, Dr. Shakir Sabur, professor of the department of Persian Language and Literature, University of Dhaka was the chief guest, Parvez Rana, President of Bangladesh Writers Guild, presided over the function.
Among others, eminent poets, writers, reciters and cultural activists were also present there.
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