Memorial of Birshreshtho Hamidur Rahman

Type: Monument
Contributed By: Nayeem


Hamidur Rahman (Bengali: হামিদুর রহমান), (2 February 1953 – 28 October 1971), better known as Shaheed Sepoy Hamidur Rahman, was a Sepoy in Bangladesh Army during the Bangladesh Liberation War. Hamidur Rahman was killed on October 28, 1971 at Dhalai, Sylhet during an attempt to capture the Pakistani Army’s position. The advancing Mukti Bahini column finally captured the Dhalai Border Outpost due in large part to his efforts. He was posthumously awarded the Bir Sreshtho, the highest recognition of bravery of Bangladesh.

Memorial was established with a view to protect the memories of Birshreshtho Hamidur Rahman. You should visit this place to pay respect to him for his great contribution in the birth of our beloved motherland. On 28th October, 1971 he died as a martyr in the battlefield at ‘Dholoi’. Hamidur Rahman was honored with the highest designation of Bangladesh – “Bir Sreshtha” for his bravery and sacrifice in the 1971 liberation war. This memorial is built as a reminiscent of this great freedom fighter.

How to go

It is located in Srimangal Upazila of Moulvibazar district in Sylhet division. After reaching at Sreemangal Upazila, take rickshaw to visit the place. Ask anyone if you need the direction.

How To Reach: Sreemangal Upazila

1. Shaymoli Paribahan:
Head Office, 25/B-1, Khilji Road, Mohammadpur, Shaymoli, Dhaka, Phone-9124139
Kalabagan Counter, Dhaka, Ph-9141047, 0171-1130862
Uttara Counter, Abdullahpur, Dhaka, Phone-0171-2839111
Kalyanpur Counter, Dhaka, Phone-9003331

2. Green Line
9/2, Outer Circular Road, Momen Bagh, Rajarbagh, Dhaka, Tel: 8331302-4, 8353004-5

3. Hanif Enterprise
22/3, Block-B, College Gate, Dhaka, Tel: +8802 9008480

Where to Stay

Sreemangal Tea Resort:
Accommodation: Bungalows BDT 3,500-5,500, Suites BDT-3,500/-, Ip rooms BDT-2,500/-. Have to add 15% vat & 7% Service charge.
Address: Bangladesh Tea Board, Bhanugach Road, Srimangal, MauloviBazar.

Hotel Tea Town:
Accommodation: Deluxe non A/c BDT 1,000-1,250, Couple BDT 1,350/-, Suite BDT-1,550-1,850/-
Have to add 15% vat & 5% service charge
Address: Dhaka Sylhet Road, Sreemongal.

3. Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf
Arman Khan (Act GM), Sreemangal, +8801730793552-(59)

Things to do

You can visit this memorial to realize the significance of our freedom and the sacrifices made by the then people for achieving it.

Eating Facilities

hotels are in Srimangal town. There are good numbers of quality restaurants there to check in.


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