List of Independence Day Award recipients (2010–19)

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Independence Day Award, Bangladesh's highest civilian honours - Winners, 2010-2019:

2010[edit]

10 persons and an organisation were awarded.[1] as below:

Recipients Area Note
AKM Samsul Haque Khan independence & liberation war posthumous
Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury independence & liberation war
Belal Muhammad independence & liberation war
Prof Zillur Rahman Siddiqui education
Jatin Sarker education
Romena Afaz Literature posthumous
Mustafa Nurul Islam Literature
Waheedul Haq culture posthumously
Alamgir Kabir culture posthumous
Ferdousi Priyabhashini culture
Bangla Academy culture

2011[edit]

2 institutions and 7 personalities were awarded .[2]

Recipients Area Note
Dhaka University education organization
Bangladesh Police liberation war organization
Gaus Khan liberation war posthumous
Sanghraj Jyotipal Mahathero liberation war posthumous
Dr Nilima Ibrahim liberation war posthumous
Air Vice Marshal (retd) Abdul Karim Khandaker liberation war
Nutan Chandra Singha liberation war posthumous
AKM Samsuzzoha liberation war posthumous
Muhammad Abul Hashem Khan culture

2012[edit]

10 personalities received the award.[3]

Recipients Area Note
lieutenant commander Moazzem Hossain liberation war posthumous
Abul Kalam Shamsuddin liberation war posthumous
Syeda Badrun Nahar Chowdhury liberation war
Noyeem Gahar liberation war
Bazlur Rahman journalist posthumous
Rafiqul Islam education
Abul Fazal literature posthumous
Pran Gopal Datta medical science
Kazi M Badruddoza agricultural science
Quamrul Haider science and technology

2013[edit]

The award was given to 8 personalities.[4]

Recipients Area Note
Mohammad Shamsul Haque liberation war posthumous
Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain liberation war
Kazi Sazzad Ali liberation war
Abdul Hamid Miah research on agriculture
Swadesh Ranjan Bose economics posthumous
Satya Saha culture posthumous
M. A. Hannan liberation war posthumous
Abdul Hamid liberation war

2014[edit]

Following 9 people and 1 institution were awarded.[5][6]

Recipients Area Note
Mohammad Abul Khayer independence and liberation war posthumous
Munsi Kabir Uddin Ahmed independence and liberation war posthumous
Qazi Azizul Islam independence and liberation war posthumous
Lt Col (retd) Abu Osman Chowdhury independence and liberation war posthumous
Khasruzzaman Chowdhury independence and liberation war posthumous
Shahid SBM Mizanur Rahman independence and liberation war posthumous
Mohammad Haris Ali independence and liberation war posthumous
M Quamruzzaman education
Qayyum Chowdhury culture
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) research and training

2015[edit]

The award was given to 8 personalities.[7]

Recipients Area Note
Manik Chowdhury Independence and Liberation War posthumous
Mamun Mahmud Independence and Liberation War posthumous
Shah A M S Kibria Independence and Liberation War posthumous
Mozaffar Ahmed posthumous
Anisuzzaman Literature
Abdur Razzak Culture
Mohammad Hossain Mondol Research
Santosh Gupta Jouranlism posthumous

2016[edit]

The award was given to 14 individuals and 1 organization.[8]

Recipients Area Note
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith Independence and Liberation War Finance minister of Bangladesh
Emaz Uddin Pramanik Independence and Liberation War Textiles and Jute Minister of Bangladesh
Moulavi Asmat Ali Khan Independence and Liberation War posthumous
Badrul Alam [bn] Independence and Liberation War Squadron Leader, Bir Uttam, formed Bangladesh Air Force
Shahid Shah Abdul Mazid Independence and Liberation War Prevented the attack on Rajshahi Police Lines by the Pakistan occupation force
M Abdul Ali Independence and Liberation War posthumous; Administrator of Rangamati killed by Pakistani military force attack
AKM Abdur Rouf Independence and Liberation War posthumous; typographer of the constitution
KM Shehabuddin Independence and Liberation War posthumous; first diplomat to resign from Pakistani Foreign Service and pledge allegiance to Bangladesh; first head of Bangladesh's New Delhi mission
Syed Hasan Imam Independence and Liberation War cultural activities during the Liberation War
Rafiqul Islam Mother Language posthumous
Abdus Salam Mother Language Achieving recognition of February 21 as International Mother Language Day
Maqsudul Alam Science and Technology posthumous; decoded the jute genome
Mohammad Rafi Khan Medical Science
Rezwana Choudhury Bannya Cultural
Nirmalendu Goon Literature
Bangladesh Navy

2017[edit]

The award was given to 15 individuals and 1 organization.[9]

Recipients Area Note
Group Captain (retd) Shamsul Alam Bir Uttam independence and liberation war
Ashraful Alam independence and liberation war
Nazmul Huq independence and liberation war posthumous
Syed Mohsin Ali independence and liberation war posthumous
NM Nazmul Ahsan independence and liberation war posthumous
Faizur Rahman Ahmed independence and liberation war posthumous
Bangladesh Air Force independence and liberation war
Professor AHM Touhidul Anowar Chawdhury medical science
Rabeya Khatun literature
Golam Samdani Koraishi literature
Enamul Huq culture
Bazlur Rahman Badal culture
Khalil Kazi OBE social service
Shamsuzzaman Khan research and training
Professor Lalit Mohan Nath research and training posthumous
Professor Mohammad Asaduzzaman public administration posthumous

2018[edit]

18 persons were awarded.[10]

Recipients Area Note
Quazi Zakir Hasan independence and liberation war posthumous
SMA Rashidul Hasan independence and liberation war posthumous
Sankar Govinda Chowdhury independence and liberation war posthumous
Sultan Mahmud independence and liberation war
M Abdur Rahim independence and liberation war posthumous
Bhupati Bhushan Chowdhury independence and liberation war posthumous
Lieutenant Mohammad Anwarul Azim independence and liberation war posthumous
Humayun Rashid Choudhury independence and liberation war posthumous
Amanullah Asaduzzaman independence and liberation war posthumous
Matiur Rahman Mallik independence and liberation war posthumous
Sergeant Zahrul Haq independence and liberation war posthumous
Amzadul Haq independence and liberation war
AK M D Ahsan Ali medicine
AK Azad Khan social service
Selina Hossain literature
M Abdul Mazid food security
Asaduzzaman Noor culture
Shykh Seraj agricultural journalism

2019[edit]

Total 13 persons and 1 organization were awarded.[11][12]

Recipients Area Note
Mufazzal Haider Chaudhury independence and liberation war posthumous
ATM Zafar Alam independence and liberation war posthumous
AKM Mozammel Haque independence and liberation war
Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain independence and liberation war
Quazi Misbahun Nahar independence and liberation war
Abdul Khalek independence and liberation war posthumous
Mohammad Khaled independence and liberation war posthumous
Shaukat Ali Khan independence and liberation war posthumous
Nurunnahar Fatema Begum medical science
Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad social service
Murtaja Baseer culture
Hasan Azizul Huq literature
Haseena Khan research and training
Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) science and technology

References[edit]

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  5. ^ "10 get Swadhinata Puroskar". The Daily Star. 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
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  8. ^ "14 individuals, Navy picked for Independence Award 2016". The Daily Star. 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  9. ^ "Independence Award 2017 announced". The Daily Star. February 17, 2017. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  10. ^ "2 more named for Independence Award". The Daily Star. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  11. ^ "13 to get Independence Award". The Daily Star. 2019-03-10. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  12. ^ "Martyr Shawakat Ali nominated for Independence Award". unb.com.bd. Retrieved 2019-03-13.