His songAmar Sonar Bangla is chosen as the National Anthem of Bangladesh.
the popular saying goes, "The pen is mightier than the sword" and
where else could this be proved to be more true than Bengal. Over the period
of centuries, Bengal has given birth to numerous writers and poets who have
with their powerful strenght of words heralded a new world. They were the
beginners of modern Bengal and much of their contributions are acclaimed
today, to be one of the best in the history of literature.The brave writers
and poets had shocked the modern world with their revolutionary thinking
and still are the major influences in shaping the present day Bengal and
Here are some of the great personalities in the history of the Bengali literature. Enjoy some poetry in Bengali script.