Published:  12:48 AM, 11 September 2018

M. Hamidullah Khan

M. Hamidullah Khan

M. Hamidullah Khan, TJ, SH, BP was a distinguished military leader in two significant wars fought in South Asia: the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 and the 1971 Bangladesh Independence War. 

During the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War, Hamidullah was awarded Sitara-e-Harb War Medal for his dedication, and Tamgha-e-Jurat Gallantry Medal for his courage in the September 1965 Pathankot infiltration. 

In the Bangladesh Independence War, he planned and commanded the Chilmari Battle, one of the most strategically significant battles fought during the war of Independence of Bangladesh within the Mankachar sub~sector boundary of Sector 11. 

During the war in 1971, he held three posts. As an official of the Bangladesh Government, Hamidullah was the Principal Representative of Guerilla Training Chakulia.  M. Hamidullah Khan was born on 11 september 1938 in Medini Mondal ward, Louhajong sub district, Bikrampur, Dhaka.

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