Badiuzzaman Tunu is confirmed dead at the age of 91.
Badiuzzaman was best known as a Bangladeshi military officer.
Badiuzzaman Tunu
বদিউজ্জামান টুনু
Personal details
Bornc. 1929
Rajshahi District
Died21 June 2020 (aged 91)
Rajshahi Medical College Hospital
Spouse(s)Firoza Begum
Children2 sons and 3 daughters
AwardsBir Pratik
Badiuzzaman Tunu (c. 1929 – 21 June 2020) was a freedom fighter with the title of Bir Pratik (the fourth highest gallantry award in Bangladesh) of Rajshahi District of Bangladesh.
1 Birth and early life
2 Career and role in liberation war
3 Death
4 References
Birth and early life
Tunu was born in 1929 at his ancestral home at Laxmipur Jhautla in Rajshahi. His wife is Firoza Begum. He has 2 sons and 3 daughters. One son is a Canada expatriate. One daughter is an expatriate in Australia. 2 daughters live in Dhaka. One son lives in house at Laxmipur Jhautala in Rajshahi.
Career and role in liberation war
Badiuzzaman Tunu was working in a pharmaceutical company in 1971. He showed his bravery in guerrilla warfare and frontal warfare in different areas of Sector 7 with the training of war in India during the war of liberation. He was awarded the title of Bir Protik for his courage and bravery in the war of liberation. On March 25, 1971, the Pakistani army killed his elder brother's two sons, younger brother, brother-in-law and niece-in-law Nazmul Haque.
Tunu died in 21 June 2020.
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