Tarani Debnath

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Tarani Debnath
তরণী দেবনাথ
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Tarani Debnath
Brahmanbaria, Tippera, Bengal, British India
Died19 May 1961 (aged 21)
Cause of deathPolice firing
Known forMartyr in Bengali Language Movement of Barak Valley
Parent(s)Jogendra Debnath

Tarani Debnath (1940 - 19 May 1961) (Bengali: তরণী দেবনাথ) was a Bengali who took part in the Bengali Language Movement in the Barak Valley in 1961 and became a martyr.[1][2] On 19 May 1961, while participating in a satyagraha demanding the official status for Bengali language in Barak Valley, he was shot dead by the paramilitary forces.


  1. ^ Chowdhury, Ranajit (19 May 2013). "বিস্মৃত বলিদান". Ei Samay (in Bengali). Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Report of Non-Official Enquiry Commission on Cachar" (PDF). Silchar: A. K. Das Memorial Trust. p. 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2013.