Shaheed Abdus Salam Library and Museum – Feni

Language Martyr Abdus Salam was born in 1925 in Lakhanpur village of Matubhuna union of Daganbhuna upazila which is now Salam Nagar after his name. His father’s name was Fozil Mia. He was working as a peon in the industrial department of the then government of Pakistan in 1952 in Dhaka. During the language movement, he lived in the 36B Quarter of Nilkhet Barracks next to Dhaka Medical College. During the demonstration of Section 144, he was injured in police firing during a protest in front of the Dhaka Medical College Hostel on 21 February 1952, demanding state recognition of his mother tongue, Bengal. After being treated at Dhaka Medical College for a month and a half He died on 7 April 1952. He was posthumously awarded the Ekushey Padak in February 2000. Shahid Abdus Salam Library and Memorial Museum (Shahid Abdus Salam Gronthagar and Jadughar) was established in Salamnagar to preserve the memory of Bahasa Shahid Salam. Every day many people come to see this museum. Every year


How to get there:

The Bahasa Shahid Abdus Salam Library and Memorial Museum is located at Salamnagar, now Lakhanpur village near Matubhuna Bridge on the right side of Feni-Noakhali road, 8 km away from Feni town or Mahipal junction of Feni. 50 to 70 taka in CNG powered Rizab autorickshaw.

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Updated: June 16, 2023

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