Muhammad Takiullah

Muhammad Takiullah (died 16 November 2017)[1] was a Bangladeshi language movement veteran. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2018 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2] He was the fourth son of the Bengali linguist Muhammad Shahidullah.[1]

Muhammad Takiullah
Died(2017-11-16)16 November 2017 (aged 91)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
RelativesMurtaja Baseer (brother)


Takiullah reformed the Bangla calendar Promita Bangla Barshapanji. He was involved with the communist movement since the 1940s. He served as the general secretary of the Dhaka committee of the Communist Party in 1951.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Language Movement veteran, leftist Muhammad Takiullah passes way at 91". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  2. ^ "21 named for Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 2018-02-09. Retrieved 2018-02-09.