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Romena Afaz

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Romena Afaz was a popular thriller writer and intellectual in the early twentieth century. She was born in December, 1926 in Bogra district of present Bangladesh. She developed a literary mindset since her childhood and her mother had a great contribution in this. She started her journey in the world of literature at the age of nine, which is unbelievable especially for a girl at that time. Her first rhyme was ‘Banglar Chashi’, which was published in ‘Mohammady’, a monthly magazine of the then British India. Gradually she started exhibiting her literary expertise in penning poems, novel, stories and articles. Her most popular work was ‘Doshyo Bonhur’, and ‘Doshyo Rani’, which portray various thrilling expeditions of robbery. Her other remarkable works are ‘Kagojer Nauka’, ‘Mayar Sangsar’, ‘Sagar Saikote’, ‘Rokte Anka Map’, ‘Momer Alo’ and so on. She had also devoted her life in social activism and had been involved with various groups such as ‘Sammilito Mohila Tran Samiti’, ‘Jilla Sahityo Sangsad’ of Bogura, ‘Jatiyo Mohila Sangstha’ of Bogura, ‘Bangladesh Jatiyo Krida Songstha’ etc. This noble personality of Bengali literature had passed away in June, 2003 in Bogura.


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