Arif Azad

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Arif Azad (Bengali: আরিফ আজাদ) is a Bangladeshi activist and author.[1] Both of his two books became bestseller in Bangladeshi yearly national book fair ‘Ekushe Boimela’.[2][3] His first book, Paradoxical Sajid is widely celebrated in Bangladesh. It has been translated into English and Assamese.[4] It is to be translated in several other languages. Guardian Publications gives his intro like this, ‘Arif Azad. Born in Chittagong, is a social media activist. Writes about faith, destroys the glass of unbelief.’[5] He led protests in 2016 against the banning of Peace TV in Bangladesh. He has a charity foundation named ‘As-Sadik Foundation’.

Arif Azad
আরিফ আজাদ
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materChittagong University
Known forActivism, anti-Darwinism
Notable work
Paradoxical Sajid

Publications[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Authored[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Paradoxical Sajid[6] (প্যারাডক্সিক্যাল সাজিদ), Guardian Publications, 2017 | 160 pages | ISBN : 978-984-92959-0-7
  • Aroj Ali Somipe (আরজ আলী সমীপে), Somokalin Prokashon, 2018 | 150 pages | ISBN : 978-984-34-3956-7

Co-Authored[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Shottokothon (সত্যকথন)

Editor[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Prottaborton (প্রত্যাবর্তন)

Controversy[edit | hide | edit source]

Many have said that Arif Azad has given wrong information about science in his book Pardoxical Sajid[7] But molecular biologist Saifur Rahman defends the book.[8]

Reception[edit | hide | edit source]

Dr Abdullah Saeed Khan says, “Arifs writing is very aggressive and his presentation is astonishing.”[9] Dr Shamsul Arefin calls Arif Azad 'A walking light'.[3]

References[edit | hide | edit source]

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  3. 3.0 3.1 Arefin, Shamsul (2017). Double Standard. Maktabatul Azhar. p. 5.
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  5. পাবলিকেশন্স, গার্ডিয়ান. "প্যারাডক্সিক্যাল সাজিদ- লেখক আরিফ আজাদ (গার্ডিয়ান পাবলিকেশন্স)". গার্ডিয়ান পাবলিকেশন্স. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  6. Azad, Arif (2017). Paradoxical Sajid (in Bengali). Guardian Publications.
  7. "বিবর্তন নিয়ে আরিফ আজাদের মিথ্যাচার". বিজ্ঞানযাত্রা (in Bengali). Retrieved 2018-06-13.
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  9. Paradoxical Sajid. 2017. p. 5.