Bengali poet, author, political revolutionary, and musician who was awarded the title of National Poet of Bangladesh. His most famous poem, "Bidrohi," was published in 1922.
He was born into a Muslim family and worked for a time at his town's mosque.
He was frequently sent to British prisons as punishment for his revolutionary activities during the Indian Independence Movement.
He married Pramila Devi.
He and Al Mahmud were both twentieth-century Bengali poets.