Published:  02:11 AM, 10 January 2019

Binod Bihari Chowdhury

Binod Bihari Chowdhury

Binod Bihari Chowdhury  was a Bangladeshi social worker and an anti-colonial revolutionary. He was influential in the Indian independence movement and a veteran member of the civil society of Bangladesh.

He is mostly known for his participation in the Chittagong Armoury Raid, an armed resistance movement led by Surya Sen to uproot the British colonial rule from the British India in 1930.Binod Bihari Chowdhury was born on 10 January 1911 in the village of Uttarvurshi under the Boalkhali Upazila in Chittagong district which was then a part of the East Bengal and Assam province of British India. He was son of  Kamini Kumar Chowdhury and Roma Rani Chowdhury.

His father, Kamini Kumar Chowdhury was a lawyer in Chittagong. In 2000, he received the Independence Day Award, the highest civilian award in Bangladesh.

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