Today is the birthday of the great enlightener Mahmudhoja Behbudi
Mahmudhoja Behbudi was born on January 19, 1875 in Samarkand. Behbudi initially compiled textbooks for the new schools. He has published books such as Risolai tooli savod, Risolai geography umraniy, Muntahabi geography general, Kitabat ul-atfol, Practice of Islam, History of Islam. In 1911 he wrote the drama "Padarkush". He published the newspaper "Samarkand" (now "Zarafshon"), and then the magazine "Oyna". In the spring of 1919, he was captured by the people of the Bukhara Emirate in Shahrisabz, imprisoned and executed in Karshi. 2020 marks the 145th anniversary of Mahmudhoja Behbudi's birth. In this regard, a statue of the great enlightener was erected in the Alley of Writers in Tashkent, and a house-museum was opened in Samarkand. According to the decree of Shavkat Mirziyoyev dated October 30, 2020, Behbudi was awarded the highest award of our country - the Order of Merit.