Akhtaruzzaman Elias (12 February 1943 – 4 January 1997) was a renowned Bangladeshi novelist. He was a prolific writer. He has written two novels, five books of short stories, and a collection of essays. Exceptional Sushma has given her work a skillful portrayal of reality, history and political knowledge, deep insight, and a subtle sense of humor. He is the most acclaimed Bangladeshi writer in Bengali literature after Syed Waliullah. He has been called the unique embodiment of social reality.
Chilekothar Sepai is a novel written by Bangladeshi fiction writer Akhtaruzzaman Elias. This was his first novel. In the early eighties, Sundays were published in a series of well-known weekly newspapers. It was published in October 1986 by University Press Limited. The book was dedicated to his father B. M. Elias. The second edition of the book was published in August 1993. The Calcutta edition of the book was published by Pratibhas Prakashani in Kolkata in June of the same year. The novel is also compiled in Akhtaruzzaman Elias Rachnasamgra-2 published by Mawla Brothers in March 1999.
Apparently, Osman is the main character of this novel, who is in a minor government job. On the other hand, its main character is Haddi Khizir, who looks after Osman’s landlord’s nephew’s garage. It is these two completely different levels and levels of character that pull the novel through the turbulent period of the seventies. Another important character is Anwar, who is basically a leftist activist. It was during this turbulent period of seventy-nine that he accidentally went to his village home, where he witnessed the exploitation and oppression of Khaybar Ghazi, a rural landlord, and the intense public outrage surrounding it. To complete the story of the novel, the poor young Chengtu or Karmali, who has the audacity to stand up against Khaybar Ghazi, comes up. On the other hand, Osman’s repressed desire, the tumultuous storm over a cup of tea in a restaurant chat, the traditional way of life of Haddi Khizir and his lower-class characters revolve around normalcy; And by printing all this, the novel became an epic narrative of that turbulent period.