Dr. T. B.
Renowned writer, folk-lyrist, poet & critic Dr. T. B. Chakraborty,
who is the former Chairman, Modern Indian Languages at Aligarh
Muslim University, has been awarded prestigious ď Munshi Ghulam
Mustafa Memorial Literary Award-2009".
According to a Press Release issued by
Jasim Mohammad, Research Scholar, CCSIL&C, AMU, Aligarh the said
award has been bestowed upon Dr. Chakraborty in recognition of his
literary contribution spanning over 20 years.
Dr. Chakraborty has authored 15 books including one
on the life and works of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in Bengali. His 40
research papers and research articles have been published in
national and international journals.
The award is instituted by Munshi
Ghulam Mustafa Sanskriti Sansad and Purbavas Sahatiya Sansad, West
Bengal which carries a medal, a memento and citation with a shawl.
It is being given every year in recognition of the contribution to
Earlier, Dr. Chakraborty was conferred
life membership of Nazrul Academy, West Bengal in recognition of his
research and work on poet Qazi Nazrul Islam.
Large number of people including Prof.
Shaikh Mastan, Dr. Krantipal, Dr. Nazrul Islam, Mrs. Amina Khatoon
and Jasim Mohammad have congratulated him and wished him more
success in life.