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Syed Murtaza Ali

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Native name  সৈয়দ মুর্তাজা আলী
Occupation  Civil servant
Nationality  Bangladeshi
Parents  Khan Bahadur Sikandar Ali
Born  July 1, 1902 (1902-07-01) Karimganj, Assam Province, British India
Relatives  Syed Mujtaba Ali (brother)
Died  9 August 1981, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Alma mater  Presidency University, Kolkata

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Syed Murtaza Ali (July 1, 1902 – August 9, 1981) was a Bangladeshi writer and historian. He was the elder brother of writer and linguist Syed Mujtaba Ali.


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Background and education

Ali's ancestral residence was at Uttarsur, Habiganj District. His father, Khan Bahadur Sikandar Ali, was a Sub-Registrar. Ali passed his matriculation examination from Sylhet Government School in 1921 and passed his ISc from Murari Chand College in 1923. He earned his bachelor's in Physics from Presidency College, Calcutta.


In 1926, he became the Magistrate of Maulvi Bazar subdivision. He was Sub-divisional Officer in 1940. Later he became the Under Secretary in the Education Department. He retired from civil service positions in 1959.

He served as the President of the Bangla Academy during 1969-1971 and 1975-1977 and Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in 1974.


  • Pashchim Pakistan (1952)
  • The History of Jaintia (1954)
  • History of Chittagong (1964)
  • Hazrat Shah Jalal O Sylheter Itihas (1965).
  • Amader Kaler Katha (1968),
  • Muztaba-Katha O Anyanya Prasanga (1976)
  • Prabandha Bichitra (1967)
  • Awards

  • Bangla Academy Literary Award (1973)
  • Independence Day Award (1982)
  • References

    Syed Murtaza Ali Wikipedia

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