Bangladeshi author Salah Uddin Mahmud’s new book Momota has hit the market. The book is a contemporary novel. Annodhara, an aesthetic publishing house, published the book.
Recently, young poet, novelist and journalist Salah Uddin Mahmud received the Sahitya Diganta Lekhak Puraskar. Crests, certificates, scarves and gift items were handed over to him at a day-long event at Kabita Cafe in the capital on 29 January. Organised by the quarterly Sahitya Diganta, the event was inaugurated by nationalist poet Muhammad Nurul Huda. Special guests were poet Aslam Sunny, Rezauddin Stalin, Shaheen Reza, Bilu Kabir, Dr Shahadat Hossain Nipu, Dr Tapan Bagchi and Zakir Talukder.
Ziaul Haque presided over the function with the presentation of poet Zayed Hossain Lucky. The day-long event included Sahitya Diganta Lekhak Puraskar 2020, Friends of Humanity Bangladesh Award 2020, Poetry Recitation of Registered Poets and publication festival of new books by that author.
Salahuddin Mahmud is a storyteller, essayist and poet. He was born in the village of Uttar Ura Char in Kalkini Upazila of Madaripur. He is a first-class graduate in Bengali literature and a journalist by profession. He is currently working as a feature in-charge at the popular online news portal Jagonews24.com.