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Bir Sreshtho

The Bir Sreshtho is the highest military award of Bangladesh. It is given to those who martyred themselves for their nation. In the history of Bangladesh, seven men have won this honor.


All the recipients of this award were killed during the Indo-Pakistani Conflict of 1971 or the Liberation War as it is known in Bangladesh.

Note: When referring to martyrs, the word 'shaheed' is often put before each individuals name as a mark of respect

External Links

The Official Listing of Martyr and Details of their Martyrdom From the Bangladesh Army