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List of Bangladeshi Hindus

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This article has an incomplete list of notable and prominent Hindus from Bangladesh.

Politics

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Comrade

Comrade

The term comrade generally means 'mate', 'colleague', or 'ally', and derives from the Spanish and Portuguese, term camarada, literally meaning 'chamber mate', from Latin camera, meaning 'chamber' or 'room'. It may also specifically mean "fellow soldier". Political use of the term was inspired by the French Revolution, after which it grew into a form of address between socialists and workers. Since the Russian Revolution, popular culture in the Western world has often associated it with communism.

Moni Singh

Moni Singh

Moni Singh was a preeminent Bengali Communist politician popularly known as Comrade Moni Singh. He was the founder of the Communist Party of East Pakistan. Singh operated a guerrilla wing of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 and was an advisor to the Provisional Government of Bangladesh.

Pulin De

Pulin De

Pulin Dey was a Bengali socialist leader. He was jailed for 12 years during British rule.

Chitta Ranjan Dutta

Chitta Ranjan Dutta

Chitta Ranjan Dutta Bir Uttom, also known as C R Dutta, was a Bangladeshi war hero who served as Major-General of the Bangladesh Army. He was a key sector commander of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. After independence, he served as the armed forces commander in Rangpur and later went on to become the first Director-General of the Bangladesh Rifles in 1973.

Trailokyanath Chakravarty

Trailokyanath Chakravarty

Trailokyanath Chakraborty was an Indian independence activist and politician. He led and worked with other renowned freedom fighters and led to freedom of India. He lived for 80 years, out of which he spent 30 years in jail. Some of his years in jail was after Indian independence in Bangladesh, which was under Pakistan control, after partition of India into India and Pakistan. He was born in 1889 at Kapasiatia district Mymensingh in present-day Bangladesh. He joined in freedom struggle as a boy of 7 years old while in school in 1906 and became a leader of the Dhaka Anushilan Samiti. He was first arrested for his revolutionary activities in 1908, as a result of that he could not finish his education. However, he could speak 3-4 of Indian languages apart from English. Many of these languages he learnt in jail from his jail mates. He was one of the chief accused in the Barisal Conspiracy Case of 1913, and was sentenced by the British and transported to the Andamans as a result. After independence in 1947, he became a politician and parliamentary member. He died in 1970 in Delhi, India. In spite of being freedom fighter and spending much of his life in hiding, he had strong influence in family of his brothers, education of grand kids, their marriage decisions. He inspired many girl grandchildren to get higher degrees in education. He never married.

Suranjit Sengupta

Suranjit Sengupta

Suranjit Sengupta was a Bangladesh Awami League politician. He resigned in 2012 as the first Railway Minister of Bangladesh. He was the member of parliament from Sunamganj-2 constituency in the Jatiya Sangsad and a member of the party's advisory council. He was the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry.

Current members of Jatiya Sangsad

Current 11th Jatiya Sangsad has 18 Hindu MP.[4]

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Jatiya Sangsad

Jatiya Sangsad

The Jatiya Sangsad, often referred to simply as the Sangsad or JS and also known as the House of the Nation, is the supreme legislative body of Bangladesh. The current parliament of Bangladesh contains 350 seats, including 50 seats reserved exclusively for women. Elected occupants are called Member of Parliament, or MP. The 11th National Parliamentary Election was held on 30 December 2018. Elections to the body are held every five years, unless a parliament is dissolved earlier by the President of Bangladesh.

Sunamganj

Sunamganj

Sunamganj is a town in the Sylhet Division of northeastern Bangladesh. It is the administrative headquarters and largest town of Sunamganj District. It is located on the banks of the Surma River, approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) west-northwest of Sylhet, the divisional headquarters.

Awami League

Awami League

The Bangladesh Awami League, often simply called the Awami League or AL, is a centrist to centre-left political party in Bangladesh and one of the major political parties in Bangladesh, being the ruling party of Bangladesh since 2009.

Ramesh Chandra Sen

Ramesh Chandra Sen

Ramesh Chandra Sen is a Bangladeshi politician who is the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Thakurgaon-1 constituency, and a former Minister of Water Resources.

Manoranjan Shill Gopal

Manoranjan Shill Gopal

Manoranjan Shill Gopal, also known as Gopal, is a Bangladeshi politician who has served as Member of Parliament for Dinajpur-1 since 2005.

Biren Sikder

Biren Sikder

Biren Sikder is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Magura-2 constituency. He served as the State Minister for Youth and Sports during 2014–2019.

Mrinal Kanti Das

Mrinal Kanti Das

Mrinal Kanti Das is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Member of Parliament from Munshiganj-3.

Dipankar Talukdar

Dipankar Talukdar

Dipankar Talukdar is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the former State Minister of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs. He is a member of Parliament.

Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu

Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu

Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Barguna-1 constituency.

Pankaj Nath

Pankaj Nath

Pankaj Debnath is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Barisal-4 constituency.

Justice

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Surendra Kumar Sinha

Surendra Kumar Sinha

Surendra Kumar Sinha, commonly known as SK Sinha is a Bangladeshi lawyer and jurist who served as the 21st Chief Justice of Bangladesh. He resigned from the position in November 2017 amid the 16th amendment verdict controversy.

Chief Justice of Bangladesh

Chief Justice of Bangladesh

The chief justice of Bangladesh is the chief amongst the judges of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, and also head of the whole judicial establishments, including subordinate courts. The chief justice is appointed by the president of Bangladesh. The chief justice sits in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court with other judges to hear and decide cases, presides over meetings of the full Supreme Court to transact business relating to administration of the court, and supervises the discipline of the judges and magistrates of the subordinate courts. Most rules for regulating the practice and procedure of both the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the Supreme Court including those specified in certain legislative acts, such as the Companies Act 1994 and the Banking Companies Act 1991, are also duly scrutinized and approved in full court meetings presided over by the chief justice. He also distributes judicial business of the High Court Division by constituting different benches to exercise its original, appellate and revisable jurisdictions.

Krishna Debnath

Krishna Debnath

Krishna Debnath is a retired Bangladeshi justice of the Appellate Division, the highest court of Bangladesh. She was the first Hindu women judge in Bangladesh. She is also Bangladesh's first Hindu female judge of the Appellate Division, Supreme Court.

Gobinda Chandra Tagore

Gobinda Chandra Tagore

Gobinda Chandra Tagore is a justice of the High Court Division Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was appointed in 2009.

Bhabani Prasad Singha

Bhabani Prasad Singha

Bhabani Prasad Singha is a Bangladeshi justice of the High Court Division. He was appointed in 2010.

Bhishmadev Chakrabortty

Bhishmadev Chakrabortty

Bhishmadev Chakrabortty is a Bangladeshi justice of the High Court Division of the Bangladesh Supreme Court. He was appointed in 2015.

Sports

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Brojen Das

Brojen Das

Brojen Das was an Bangladeshi swimmer, who was the first Asian to swim across the English Channel, and the first person to cross it six times.

Alok Kapali

Alok Kapali

Alok Kapali is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is an allrounder who bats in the middle to lower order and bowls leg spin. He was the first Bangladeshi to take a Test hat-trick.

Dhiman Ghosh

Dhiman Ghosh

Dhiman Ghosh is a Bangladeshi first-class cricketer. He represented Bangladesh through the age group levels, playing for Bangladesh A in 2003–04 and 2004–05, and appeared in Under-19 Tests and ODIs. He played 14 ODIs and one T20I for Bangladesh in 2008.

Pinak Ghosh

Pinak Ghosh

Pinak Ghosh is a first-class cricketer from Bangladesh. In December 2015 he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Rony Talukdar

Rony Talukdar

Rony Talukdar is a batsman who plays first-class cricket for Dhaka Division in Bangladesh. He was part of Bangladesh's squad for the Under-19 World Cup in 2008.

Jony Talukdar

Jony Talukdar

Jony Talukdar is a Bangladeshi cricketer who has played for Dhaka Division. He made his Twenty20 debut for Uttara Sporting Club in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League on 26 February 2019.

Narayan Chandra

Narayan Chandra

Narayan Chandra is a first-class and List A cricketer from Bangladesh. He was born on 8 December 1979 in Narayanganj, Dhaka and is a right-handed batsman and right arm medium-fast bowler. He is sometimes referred to on scoresheets by his nickname Tapu. He played for Barisal Division in 2000/01 but found success hard to come by in both forms of the game.

Sanjit Saha

Sanjit Saha

Sanjit Saha is a Bangladeshi cricketer who plays for Rangpur Division. He made his first-class debut on 8 February 2015 in the National Cricket League. In December 2015 he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Pritom Kumar

Pritom Kumar

Pritom Kumar is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his List A debut on 15 March 2020, for Old DOHS Sports Club, in the 2019–20 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League. He made his first-class debut for Rajshahi Division in the 2020–21 National Cricket League on 22 March 2021. He made his Twenty20 debut on 31 May 2021, for Old DOHS Sports Club in the 2021 Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League. In November 2021, during the 2021–22 National Cricket League, Kumar scored his maiden century in first-class cricket.

Biplob Bhattacharjee

Biplob Bhattacharjee

Biplob Bhattacharjee, sometimes called Biplob Bhattacharya, is a Bangladeshi retired professional footballer, who is the current goalkeeping coach and former goalkeeper of Bangladesh National Football Team, also played as a goalkeeper for Sheikh Russel KC, Abahani, Mohammedan and other clubs.Since making his debut at the age of 18, he has won 24 caps for his country.

Rajani Kanta Barman

Rajani Kanta Barman

Rajani Kanta Barman is a retired Bangladeshi international footballer who played as a defender for Muktijoddha Sangsad KS. He is former Bangladesh national football team player and has a total of 70 appearances during his 13 yearlong international career. He is seen as one of the finest centre backs Bangladesh has produced.

Mithun Chowdhury

Mithun Chowdhury

Mithun Chowdhury Mithun is a Bangladeshi footballer who plays as a striker for Sheikh Russel KC and the Bangladesh national team. He made his international debut in 2009. He captained the U23 team against Kuwait in 2012 Olympic Football Qualifiers. In 2014 FIFA World Cup Football Qulifiers, his maiden international goal broke the deadlock of the match against Lebanon in second half in a memorable 2–0 win at Dhaka. On 16 June 2014, Mithun scored 5 goals in a single match against for Sheikh Russel KC against recently promoted side Uttar Baridhara Club, in the 2013–14 Bangladesh Football Premier League.

Music

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Subir Nandi

Subir Nandi

Subir Nandi was a Bangladeshi musician. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer five times for his performance in the films Mahanayak (1984), Shuvoda (1986), Srabon Megher Din (1999), Megher Pore Megh (2004) and Mohua Sundori (2015). He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2019 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Tapan Chowdhury (singer)

Tapan Chowdhury (singer)

Tapan Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi musician. He is a former member of the musical group Souls and is known for his modern (Adhunik) songs. He won Best Male Singer in 1st Meril-Prothom Alo Awards in 1998.

Shuvro Dev

Shuvro Dev

Shuvro Dev is a Bangladeshi musician.

Rathindranath Roy

Rathindranath Roy

Rathindranath Roy is a Bangladeshi musician. He was a performer in Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra. Roy sang Bhawaiya songs from the Rangpur area. He is also a playback singer. He has won awards like BACHSHASH Award in 1979 and 1981, and Ekushey Padak in 1994.

Kumar Bishwajit

Kumar Bishwajit

Kumar Bishwajit is a Bangladeshi singer and composer. He received Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer two times for the films Swami Streer Wada (2009) and Ma Amar Chokher Moni (2011). He also got the Best Music Composer award for Swami Streer Wada.

Bappa Mazumder

Bappa Mazumder

Shubhashish Mazumder Bappa, popularly known as Bappa Mazumder, is a Bangladeshi singer, lyricist and national film award winner composer. Bappa is famous for his Bengali romantic compositions, some of which have been performed with his band, Dalchhut. Listeners called him The Melody king of Bangladesh. He is a son of a music couple, the classical maestro Ustad Barin Mazumder and Ila Mazumder. He is the younger brother of famous mime artist Partha Pratim Majumder and music composer Partha Sharothi Mojumdar.

Ajit Roy

Ajit Roy

Ajit Roy was a Bangladeshi Rabindra Sangeet singer. During the Liberation War of 1971 he sang inspiring songs called Gana Sangeet to inspire people to take arms against the Pakistani forces. He was awarded Independence Day Award in 2000 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Bijoy Sarkar

Bijoy Sarkar

Bijoy Sarkar was a Bangladeshi poet, baul singer, lyricist and composer.

Haimanti Rakshit Das

Haimanti Rakshit Das

Haimanti Rakshit Das better known as Haimanti is a Bangladeshi playback singer. She mostly sings for films and TV series.

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob, known professionally as Arnob, is a Bangladeshi singer-songwriter, musician, painter, filmmaker, animator and producer. Arnob was the founder of indie folk band Bangla which stayed active for a decade before going into hiatus in the late 2000s. Arnob continued performing with some of the band members as Arnob and Friends. He also briefly collaborated with Prayer Hall, a Bangladeshi rock band.

Anima Roy

Anima Roy

Anima Roy is a Bangladeshi academic and Rabindra Sangeet singer. As of 2014, she has been serving as a professor in the Music and Drama Department of Jagannath University.

Cinema

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Amalendu Biswas

Amalendu Biswas

Amalendu Biswas was a Bangladeshi stage actor. Calling Jatra Samrat, he specialized in jatra pala genre. He won Sequence of Merit Award by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in 1980. He was awarded Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh posthumously in 1989.

Animesh Aich

Animesh Aich

Animesh Aich is a Bangladeshi film maker, actor, director and writer. He won the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Art Direction for the film Guerrilla (2011). As of 2019, he directed three films and several television dramas.

Aruna Biswas

Aruna Biswas

Aruna Biswas is a Bangladeshi television, stage and film actress. She is also a television drama director.

Apu Biswas

Apu Biswas

Abonti Biswas known by her stage name as Apu Biswas, is a Bangladeshi film actress, model and the former wife of notable Bangladeshi actor Shakib Khan. Biswas made her debut in the film industry with the film Kal Shokale in 2006. She then performed in Koti Takar Kabin. In many of her films she has co-starred with Shakib Khan.

Aparna Ghosh

Aparna Ghosh

Aparna Ghosh is a Bangladeshi actress, theater artist and model. She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress twice for her roles in the films Mrittika Maya (2013) and Gondi (2020).

Anju Ghosh

Anju Ghosh

Anju Ghosh is a Bangladeshi and Indian (Tollywood) film actress. She is notable for her role in the film Beder Meye Josna in 1989.

Chitralekha Guho

Chitralekha Guho

Chitralekha Guho is a Bangladeshi television, stage and film actress. She was awarded Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film '71 Er Maa Jononi (2014).

Ashish Kumar Louho

Ashish Kumar Louho

Ashish Kumar Louho was a Bangladeshi film actor, playwright, dialogue writer and story writer. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Parineeta (1986).

Bidya Sinha Saha Mim

Bidya Sinha Saha Mim

Bidya Sinha Saha Mim is a Bangladeshi actress and model. She made her debut in 2008 appearing in Amar Ache Jol directed by Humayun Ahmed and produced by Impress Telefilm Limited.

Jayanta Chattopadhyay

Jayanta Chattopadhyay

Jayanto Chattopadhyay is a Bangladeshi actor and reciter. He studied in English literature from Calcutta University. He portrayed the famous character Misir Ali in a television drama named Trishna.

Chanchal Chowdhury

Chanchal Chowdhury

Suchinta Chowdhury Chanchal, known as Chanchal Chowdhury, is a Bangladeshi actor. Critically acclaimed for his performances in Rupkothar Golpo (2006), Monpura (2009), Television (2012), Aynabaji (2016), Debi (2018) and Hawa (2022). He has received two Bangladesh National Film Awards for Best Actor and three Meril Prothom Alo Awards for Best Actor.

Bappy Chowdhury

Bappy Chowdhury

Bappy Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi film actor. He made his debut in 2012, appearing in Bhalobasar Rong as an actor opposite Mahiya Mahi.

Literature and journalism

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Nirmalendu Goon

Nirmalendu Goon

Nirmalendu Goon is a Bangladeshi poet known for his accessible verse. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2001 and Independence Day Award by the Government of Bangladesh in 2016. He was also awarded the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1982.

Arunabh Sarkar

Arunabh Sarkar

Arunabh Sarkar is a Bangladeshi poet, columnist, literary editor, and freedom fighter. He was born in Tangail, Bangladesh. He received the 2009 Bangla Academy Literary Award for poetry, Arunabh also received the Tangail Sahitya Sangsad Poetry Award for 2007. He has published three collection of poems : Nagare Baul, Keu Kichhui Jane Na, and Narira Fere Na. Sarkar also edited the poetry magazine Eshika from 1969 to 1985 and has been a journalist for some 40 years.

Bimal Guha

Bimal Guha

Bimal Guha is a Bangladeshi poet. He appeared on the Bangladesh literary scene in the 1970s. His themes revolve around the war of liberation and the eternal subjects of love, nature, motherland, mother-tongue, tradition, and modernity.

Avijit Roy

Avijit Roy

Avijit Roy was a Bangladeshi-American engineer, online activist, writer and blogger known for creating and administrating the Mukto-Mona, an Internet community for Bangladeshi freethinkers, rationalists, skeptics, atheists and humanists. Roy was an advocate of free expression in Bangladesh, coordinating international protests against government censorship and imprisonment of atheist bloggers. He was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 26 February 2015; Islamic militant organization Ansarullah Bangla Team claimed responsibility for the attack.

Manik Chandra Saha

Manik Chandra Saha

Manik Chandra Saha was a Bangladeshi journalist. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2009 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Swadesh Bose

Swadesh Bose

Swadesh Ranjan Bose was a Bengali language movement activist and an economist. For his contributions to the field of economics he was posthumously given the Independence Day Award, Bangladesh's highest state award.

Kajal Bandyopadhyay

Kajal Bandyopadhyay

Kajal Bandyopadhyay is a Bangladeshi poet, writer, and translator. He teaches English literature and previously worked as head of the dept. of English at the University of Dhaka.

Mahadev Saha

Mahadev Saha

Mahadev Saha is a Bangladeshi poet. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2001 and Independence Day Award in 2021 by the government of Bangladesh.

Munshigiri

Munshigiri

Munshigiri is a Bangladeshi mystery drama film directed by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury from a script by Naseef Amin for Chorki. Based on the novel Mriterao Kotha Bole by Shibabrata Barman, it stars Chanchal Chowdhury as Masood Munshi, Dilara Hanif Purnima as Suraiya Akhter, and Sabnam Faria as Parveen Sultana. It is released via Chorki on 30 September 2021.

Arts

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Shishir Bhattacharjee

Shishir Bhattacharjee

Shishir Bhattacharjee is a Bangladeshi artist. His paintings, critical of the political establishment but always in a satirical fashion, were first seen in the 1980s. His political cartoons appear regularly in daily newspapers in Bangladesh. During the past couple of years, he has produced paintings that appropriate images from Bengali film posters, altered to serve his social and political messages.

Nitun Kundu

Nitun Kundu

Nitya Gopal Kundu was a Bangladeshi artist, sculptor and entrepreneur. Kundu played an important role during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. He founded the furniture company Otobi.

Partha Pratim Majumder

Partha Pratim Majumder

Partha Pratim Majumder is a Bangladeshi mime artist who is considered the "forerunner" of mime art in Bangladesh. Born in Pabna District in the north-western part of the country, Partha went to France in early 1980s under a scholarship program and trained under Marcel Marceau. Since then he has been performing in several countries throughout the world earning international recognition. In 2010, he was awarded the Ekushey Padak, one of the highest civilian awards in Bangladesh. In 2011, the French government awarded him the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He is the elder brother of musician Bappa Mazumder and music composer Partha Sharothi Mojumdar.

Sarker Protick

Sarker Protick

Sarker Protick is a Bangladeshi photographer and visual artist.

Sunil Dhar

Sunil Dhar

Sunil Kumar Dhar was a Bangladeshi classical musician.

Shib Narayan Das

Shib Narayan Das

Shib Narayan Das is the first craftsman of the first national flag of Bangladesh.

Martyrs and Freedom Fighters in 1971

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Dhirendranath Datta

Dhirendranath Datta

Dhirendranath Datta was a Bengali lawyer by profession who was also active in the politics of undivided Bengal in pre-partition India, and later in East Pakistan (1947–1971).

Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta was a Bengali educator and humanist of the former East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. He was one of the Bengali intellectuals killed by the Pakistan Army during the 1971 Dhaka University massacre on the night of 25 March 1971.

Govinda Chandra Dev

Govinda Chandra Dev

Govinda Chandra Dev, known as Dr. G. C. Dev, was a professor of philosophy at the University of Dhaka. He was assassinated at the onset of Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 by the Pakistan Army.

Jogesh Chandra Ghosh

Jogesh Chandra Ghosh

Jogesh Chandra Ghosh was a scholar, Ayurveda practitioner, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He pioneered the use of Ayurveda in British India and founded the Ayurvedic drugstore Sadhana Aushadhalaya. In the genocide during the Bangladesh Liberation War, he was shot to death by the Pakistan Army.

Laxman Das

Laxman Das

Laxman Das was a wrestler, weight lifter, circus performer and the founder of Royal Pakistan Circus. In the genocide during the Bangladesh Liberation War, he was killed by the Pakistan Army.

Purnendu Dastidar

Purnendu Dastidar

Purnendu Dastidar was a Bengali politician, writer and lawyer. A key leader of the Communist Party of East Pakistan, Dastidar was jailed for over two decades.

Chitta Ranjan Dutta

Chitta Ranjan Dutta

Chitta Ranjan Dutta Bir Uttom, also known as C R Dutta, was a Bangladeshi war hero who served as Major-General of the Bangladesh Army. He was a key sector commander of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. After independence, he served as the armed forces commander in Rangpur and later went on to become the first Director-General of the Bangladesh Rifles in 1973.

Moni Singh

Moni Singh

Moni Singh was a preeminent Bengali Communist politician popularly known as Comrade Moni Singh. He was the founder of the Communist Party of East Pakistan. Singh operated a guerrilla wing of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 and was an advisor to the Provisional Government of Bangladesh.

Suranjit Sengupta

Suranjit Sengupta

Suranjit Sengupta was a Bangladesh Awami League politician. He resigned in 2012 as the first Railway Minister of Bangladesh. He was the member of parliament from Sunamganj-2 constituency in the Jatiya Sangsad and a member of the party's advisory council. He was the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry.

Jagat Joity Das

Jagat Joity Das

Jagat Joity Das was a martyr of the Bangladesh Liberation War. He was posthumously awarded the Bir Bikrom, the third highest award for gallantry, for his role in the freedom movement of Bangladesh.

Science and technology

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Hiranmay Sen Gupta

Hiranmay Sen Gupta

Hiranmay Sen Gupta, Bengali: হিরন্ময় সেন গুপ্ত, was a Bangladeshi physicist who specialised in nuclear physics. In a career spanning five decades he published over 200 research papers and was made a fellow of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences in 1977.

Dwijen Sharma

Dwijen Sharma

Dwijen Sharma was a Bangladeshi naturalist and science writer. He was awarded Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1987 and Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution in language and literature.

Arun Kumar Basak

Arun Kumar Basak

Arun Kumar Basak is a Bangladeshi physicist. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi.

Shuvo Roy

Shuvo Roy

Shuvo Roy is an American scientist and engineer of Indian and Bengali descent.

Senjuti Saha

Senjuti Saha

Senjuti Saha is a Bangladeshi scientist at the Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF), and board member of the Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB) of the World Health Organization (WHO). She is known for her lead on decoding the genome of SARS-CoV2 in Bangladesh.

Samir Kumar Saha

Samir Kumar Saha

Samir Kumar Saha is an eminent Bangladeshi microbiologist and public health expert. He is the professor, senior consultant and head of the department of Diagnostic Division of Microbiology at the Dhaka Shishu Hospital for children and also the executive director of The Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) at the Bangladesh Institute of Child Health.

Jagadish Chandra Bose

Jagadish Chandra Bose

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose (;, IPA: [dʒɔɡodiʃ tʃɔndro boʃu]; 30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a biologist, physicist, botanist and an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio microwave optics, made significant contributions to botany, and was a major force behind the expansion of experimental science on the Indian subcontinent. He has been named one of the fathers of radio science. Bose is considered the father of Bengali science fiction. He invented the crescograph, a device for measuring the growth of plants. A crater on the moon was named in his honour. He founded Bose Institute, a premier research institute in India and also one of its oldest. Established in 1917, the institute was the first interdisciplinary research centre in Asia. He served as the Director of Bose Institute from its inception until his death.

Source: "List of Bangladeshi Hindus", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bangladeshi_Hindus.

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