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Bir Protik (Bengali: বীর প্রতীক Bīr Pratīk, "Symbol of Bravery or Idol of Courage") is the fourth highest gallantry award in Bangladesh. [1]

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

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RecipientsEdit

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 ArmyEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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