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Bir Protik

 

Bir Protik

Bir Protik
Awarded by Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Type Medal
Awarded for Bravery/Courage
Status Awarded in 15 December 1973
Statistics
First awarded 15 December 1973
Total awarded 426
Posthumous
awards
60
Distinct
recipients
426
Precedence
Next (higher) Bir Bikrom
Individual
equivalent
426

Bir Protik (Bengali: বীর প্রতীক Bīr Pratīk, Symbol of Bravery or Idol of Courage) is the fourth highest gallantry award in Bangladesh.

Contents

  • Recipients 1
    • Bangadeshi Army 1.1
    • Mukti Bahini (Freedom Fighters) 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Recipients

This award was declared on 15 December 1973. A total of 426 people have received the award so far, all for their actions during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.

The following list has been prepared as of the Bangladesh Gazette of 15 December 1973.

Bangadeshi Army

Sl. no. ID no. Rank (At the time of award) NAME
06 Major (Temporary Lieutenant Colonel) Akbar Hossain

Mukti Bahini (Freedom Fighters)

Sl. no. ID no. Rank (At the time of award) NAME
12 FF William A. S. Ouderland (Sector-2)
119 FF Shahidul Islam (Sector-11)
351[1] Sub-sector Commander (Jalalpur), FF Mahbubur Rob Sadi (Sector-4)

See also

References

  1. ^ Rahman, Matiur, ed. (2013), Ekattorer Birjoddha (2nd ed.), Dhaka: Prothom Alo, p. 266 


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