Born in 1941 at Khudrakandi village of Karimganj district of Assam. Dr. Kamaluddin Ahmed graduated from Gauhati University and PhD from Aligarh Muslim University. As a researcher in social science and literature in Bengali, Dr. Ahmed has earned wide reputation and has received international awards. Along with Bengali novels stories, travelogue and essays, he is credited with publishing a number of research work including "The Art and Architecture of Assam", a study of Fine Arts in Assam. Dr. Ahmad is associated with Indian History Congress, Barak Upatyaka Matribhasha Suraksha Samiti and Biswa Banga Sahitya Sammelan. He was one of the founder members of the Indian Art History Congress and former Principal, Karimganj College, Karimganj (Assam).