National Professor Anisuzzaman
Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman (1937) is the soul-searching researcher of Bengali language and literature and a renowned intellectual of our time. He is the legendary teacher of Dhaka and Chittagong Universities.
His notable books include Muslim Manos O Bangla Sahitya, Atharo Shatak er Bangla Chithi, Swaruper Sandhane, Purono Bangla Gadya, Munir Chowdhury (1975), Kaal Nirobodhi, Bipula Prithibi, Amar Ekattar and others.
Active participation in the glorious Liberation War of 1971, contributing in drafting the constitution of the Independent and sovereign Bangladesh, winning theIndependence Day Award, the highest award conferred on him by the Bangladesh government in 2015, winning the Padma Bhushan award for his contribution in literature and education (2014) are some of his credentials.
Professor Dr. Anisuzzamas has been performing his responsibilities as the President of Bangla Academy since 2012.