Poet Shafiqul Islam was born on 10th February in Bangladesh. He studied in the University of Dhaka and obtained Master’s Degree in Economics and Social welfare. He also obtained M.A in Islamic Studies from Asian University of Bangladesh. He was awarded Gold Medal for his academic excellence during his study in the university.
Shafiqul Islam is Ex Metropolitan Magistrate and Ex Additional District Magistrate, Ex General Manager at Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation, Now Deputy Secretary of the Government of the people’s
Republic of Bangladesh.
He is a Poet and Lyricist of Bangladesh Radio and Television. Awarded "Bangladesh Council Literature Award" in 1981 and "Nazrul Gold Medal Award" in 2009 for his poetic excellence.
Written some books of poetry...
"Tobu O Bristy Asuk (Let There Be Rain), "Srabon Diner Kabbo (Song of Rainy Days), "Dohon Kaler Kabbo (Verses of Firey Days) and "Protoyee Jatra (Indomitable Journey).
A collection of songs: "Megh Bhanga Roddur (Sunlight on Cloud)