Introduction: Kazi Nazrul Islam is known as the rebel poet. Poets are always reformers of the society and the nation.
Birth and early life: how was born at Churulla in the district of Burdwan in 1899. His father’s name was Kazi Ahmed. His mother’s name was Zahida Khatun. He lost his father in his early life. At the age of ten, he was admitted to a primary school. A Muslim sub-inspector of police saw a bright future of Nazrul He took him to his home. Nazrul comes back home. Then he was admitted to a high school.
His work: he left school suddenly and joined an ‘opera party’. He wrote songs for his party for some time. Then he joined the Bengal Regiment during the First World War. Nazrul became a Habilder. In the military camps, he wrote poems.
Rebel poet: The was over. Nazrul comes back to Calcutta. His famous works ‘Bhidrohi’ and ‘Kamal Pasha’ where published in the Muslim Bharat. He was sent to jail for one year for writing the poem Agamani. Since then he was known as rebel poet by the people.
National Poet: after the establishment of independent Bangladesh Nazrul come to Dhaka. He was declared a national poet of Bangladesh.
His qualities: an admirable quality in Kazi Nazrul Islam is his rebellion against oppression and injustice. He was with the poor and the unfortunate. He wanted to free them from the oppressors and exploiters. This is why he is considered to be the Byron of Bangladesh.
Nazrul was the equality of man. He believed in the equal rights all classes of people. He was also for the equal rights of man and woman. Many of his poems glorify human rights.
During Nazrul’s days, there was a good deal of conflict between the Hindus and the Muslims, Nazrul tried to bring about harmony among them. He showed equal respect for the two religions. Hence he is loved by the followers of these religions.
Conclusion: Kazi Nazrul died on the 29th August 1976. He died but his poetry is still alive. We always remember with honor and due respect. We pray to Allah that his departed soul may rest in peace.