Bir Protik

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Bir Protik
Awarded by Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
TypeMedal
Awarded forBravery/Courage
StatusAwarded on 15 December 1973
Statistics
First awarded15 December 1973
Total awarded426
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. [1]

Recipients[edit]

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.

Bangadeshi Army[edit]

Sl. no. Rank (At the time of award) Name
06 Major (Temporary Lieutenant Colonel) Akbar Hossain
Major Wakar Hasan
Captain Syed Muhammad Ibrahim

Mukti Bahini (Freedom fighters)[edit]

Sl. no. Name
12 William A. S. Ouderland (Sector-2)
119 Shahidul Islam (Sector-11)
Taramon Bibi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bangladesh Government Gazettes. Dhaka: Ministry of Defense,Government of Bangladesh. 15 December 1973. p. Gazettes No-8/25/D-1/72-1378.