Barun Mazumder
Born(1942-09-09)9 September 1942
Died14 October 2019(2019-10-14) (aged 77)
Alma materKolkata University
OccupationJournalist, news reader, writer, teacher

Barun Mazumder (9 September 1942 – 14 October 2019) was an Indian journalist, news reader, writer and teacher. He received Padma Shri from the Government of India for his contribution in literature and education.[1][2][3]

Biography

Mazumder was born 9 September 1942.[4] He received post graduate degree in Journalism from Kolkata University in 1965.[5]

Mazumder worked in Dainik Basumati for ten years.[4] He was a war correspondent in Bangladesh during the Bangladesh Liberation War.[5] Besides, he also worked in Akashbani Kolkata as a journalist and news reader.[5]

Mazumder was also involved in teaching and writing. He wrote more than fifty books.[4] He was a teacher of Baje Shibpur B. K. Paul's Institution.[4] Besides, he was a lecturer of Indira Gandhi National Open University and Midnapore College.[4] He was awarded Padma Shri in 2011 for his contribution in literature and education.

Mazumder died on 14 October 2019.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954–2014)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs (India). 21 May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Padma Shri Award Winners". The Times of India. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards 2011: The winners". Rediff.com. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "প্রয়াত 'পদ্মশ্রী' বরুণ মজুমদার". Bartaman (in Bengali). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d "প্রয়াত আকাশবাণীর প্রাক্তন সাংবাদিক 'পদ্মশ্রী' বরুণ মজুমদার". Zee 24 Ghanta (in Bengali). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 15 October 2019.