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10 individuals nominated for Swadhinata Padak

Update : 15 Mar 2024, 17:38

The government has nominated 10 distinguished persons for "Swadhinata Padak 2024" (Independence Award), the highest civilian award, for their outstanding contribution to the nation.

The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard today.

Kazi Abdur Sattar, valiant freedom fighter Sergeant Md Fazlul Haque (posthumous) and valiant freedom fighter Shaheed Abu Nayeem Md Najib Uddin Khan (Khurram) (posthumous) will receive the award in independence and liberation war category.

Dr Mubarak Ahmed Khan has been selected in the science and technology category, while Dr Harishankar Das in medical category, Dr Rafiquzzaman in cultural category, Firoza Khatun in sports, and Oronno Chiran, valiant freedom fighter Prof Dr Md Obaidullah Baki and SM Abraham Lincoln in social services category.

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