Sanjida Khatun
Born (1933-04-04) 4 April 1933 (age 89)
NationalityBangladeshi
EducationPh.D.
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
Known forPresident of Chhayanaut, Padma Shri
Parent(s)
Relatives

Sanjida Khatun (born 4 April 1933) is a Bangladeshi musicologist.[1][2] She was awarded India's fourth highest civilian award the Padma Shri in 2021.[3][4]

Biography

Khatun completed her bachelor's in Bengali literature from the University of Dhaka in 1955. She earned her MA degree in Bangla language from Visva Bharati University in 1957.[5]

Khatun joined the faculty of the University of Dhaka to teach Bengali literature.[6] Khatun was one of the founders of Bangladesh Mukti Sangrami Shilpi Sangstha during the Liberation War in 1971 and Chhayanaut in the early 1960s.[7][8][9] She served as the president of Chhayanat.[10]

Khatun was married to Wahidul Huq and has 3 children- Apala Farhat Naved (late), Partha Tanveer Naved, Ruchira Tabassum Naved.

Awards

References

  1. ^ Zahid Reza Noor (4 April 2015). "Sanjida Khatun turns 83". Prothom Alo.
  2. ^ "Deshikottom Dr. Sanjida Khatun's birthday celebrated at Chhayanaut". The Daily Star. 7 April 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards 2021 announced". Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Shinzo Abe, Tarun Gogoi, Ram Vilas Paswan among Padma Award winners: Complete list". The Times of India. 25 January 2021. Retrieved 25 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Dr. Sanjida Khatun receives Lifetime Achievement award". Bangla Music.
  6. ^ "Nurturing Bengali Cultural Nationalism". The Daily Star. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Sanjida Khatun receives Deshikottoma award". The Daily Star. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  8. ^ Fahima Ferdous (31 January 2014). "A cornerstone of a cultural lighthouse". The Daily Star. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  9. ^ Wall, Nick (28 August 2018). Around the World in 575 Songs: Asia & Oceania: Traditional Music from all the World's Countries -. Politically Correct Press. ISBN 9781999631451 – via Google Books.
  10. ^ a b "Kalim Sharafi and Dr. Sanjida Khatun to receive Rabindra Award 2010". The Daily Star. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  11. ^ "2 Bangladeshis get India's Padma Award". United News of Bangladesh.
  12. ^ Zahangir Alom (14 January 2010). "Dr. Sanjida Khatun honoured with lifetime achievement award". Retrieved 20 March 2016.