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Vol. 5 Num 64 Fri. July 30, 2004  
   
General


Birth anniversary of Qazi Motahar Hossain today
Today is the 107th birth anni-versary of Dr Qazi Motahar Hoss-ain, an eminent educationist, litterateur, philosopher and chess player, says a press release.

He was born in a respectable Muslim family at Laxmipur village under Kumarkhali thana of Kushtia in 1897.

Qazi Motahar Hossain started teaching at the Department of Statistics, Dhaka University, in 1950. He was also the dean of science faculty from 1955 to 1958.

In 1975, he was named national professor.

Qazi Motahar earned many accolades for his contributions to education, research and literature.

He passed away on October 9 in 1981 at the age of 84.