A. B. M Abdur Rahim

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A. B. M Abdur Rahim (1936-1971) Bangladeshi martyred intellectual[1][2]. In his professional life, he was a labor legal consultant, general secretary of the Pakistan Labor Federation and manager of the Ujala Match Factory. He was abducted on May 5, 1971 by Pakistani forces[3].

A. B. M Abdur Rahim
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Born2 January 1936
Brahmanbaria, British India ( now Bangladesh .
Died5 May 1971 ( 35 )
Spouse(s)Mrs. Jharna Rahim
Parent(s)Abdur Rashid ( Khurshed Mullah ), Musammad Fatima Begum

Born[change | change source]

Abdur Rahim was born on 2 January 1937 in the village of Ghatiyara in the Basudeb Union of Brahmanbaria District in the then British India, now under the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh.

Career[change | change source]

Abdur Rahim was the then Labor Legal Consultant[3] and served as the General Secretary of the Pakistan Labor Federation and was the Ujala Match Factory Manager[4].

Contribution[change | change source]

Abdur Rahim used to hold secret meetings with the workers in Dhaka and organize them for the war of liberation. He used to secretly send them to India for training. He himself was preparing to go to India. Earlier on May 5, Pakistani soldiers picked him up from his workplace (Ujala Match Factory)[3].

Missing[change | change source]

Abdur Rahim used to secretly send people to India for training. He himself was preparing to go to India. He was abducted by Pakistani troops on May 5 from his workplace (Ujala Match Factory) and has been missing since then[3].

Honors[change | change source]

1/1996, the Bangladesh Postal Department released a postage stamp with his picture and name. [5]

2/25 March 2021, the Ministry of Freedom Fighters and the Government of Bangladesh published the names of 209 intellectuals[6].

External Links[change | change source]

A. B. M Abdur Rahim in Bengali Wikipedia.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. star, The daily (২০২০-১২-১৩). "১২২২ শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবীর নামের তালিকা নীতিগত অনুমোদন". The Daily Star. Retrieved ২০২১-০৪-০৫. Check date values in: |access-date= and |date= (help)
  2. "শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবীর পূর্ণাঙ্গ তালিকা তৈরির কাজ শুরু করেছে সরকার". BBC News বাংলা (in Bengali). 2020-12-14. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 ডেস্ক, প্রথম আলো. "এ বি এম আবদুর রহিম". 1971.prothomalo.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  4. "বাসুদেব". basudeb.brahmanbaria.gov.bd. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  5. "Untitled Document". www.rhcourtney-collector.com. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  6. "স্বীকৃতি মিলছে ২০৯ শহীদ বুদ্ধিজীবীর". SAMAKAL. Retrieved 2021-10-14.