Shafiur Rahman is considered in Bangladesh to be a martyr of the language movement which took place in the former East Pakistan.
|Born:||24 January 1918, Konnaagar of Hooghly District in West Bengal, of India|
|Died:||22 February 1952, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka|
|Occupation:||Government Service Holder|
|Known for:||Language Martyr of 1952|
About Shafiur Rahman
Bangladeshi man who became a martyr of the Bangladesh language movement after he was shot in the back by a Pakistani Police Officer in 1952 while riding his bike to work.
He studied at the Government Commercial College of Kolkata.
The clothes worn at the time of his death have been displayed at the Bangladesh National Museum.
He and his wife, Aquila Khatoon, had a daughter named Asfia, and a son named Shafiqur.
He posthumously won the prestigious Ekushey Padak Award, which was also the case for poet Nazrul Islam .
Information related to Shafiur Rahman
- Burials at Azimpur Graveyard
- Bengali-language activists
- History of Bangladesh
- Recipients of the Ekushey Padak