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Monirul Alam was born in Old Dhaka in 1975.


He took up photography in 1994. After completing his Bachelors in Accounting from the National University, he studied photography in Pathshala - the South Asian Institute of Photography - and graduated from there.


Monirul worked as the deputy chief photojournalist in The Daily Prothom Alo newspaper for a while before he joined the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) as its Bangladesh photographer. 

Monirul is a co-founder of BJIM.

Photo Courtesy: Sudeepto Salam

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