Muhammad Shahid Sarwar

Muhammad Shahid Sarwar

Bangladeshi Military Personnel

Colonel Sahibzada Muhammad Shahid Sarwar Azam is a Bangladeshi military diplomat, engineer and commander of the Army of Bangladesh, the UN forces and the Border Guards and current head of the Singranatore family. In mid 1960's, he started his military career as a cadet at the age of fourteen under the Pakistan Army before the war of 1965 and 1971.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on December 31, 1952.


1965 12 Years Old In the mid-1960s, he started his military career as a cadet at the age of fourteen under the Pakistan Army before the war of 1965 and 1971. … Read More
1968 15 Years Old …  He was in the first graduating class of the academy in 1968.
1971 18 Years Old 1 More Event
As a cadet he was interrogated by the occupying Pakistani Army during the Great Liberation War of 1971.


1976 23 Years Old 1 More Event
After graduating from the Bangladesh Military Academy and being commissioned into the newly formed Bangladesh Army, he graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. … Read More
1979 26 Years Old He was the Staff officer to Brigadier General Hannan Shah in Chittagong, (later BNP politician, minister and Advisor to Khaleda Zia, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh) in 1979 before he was removed from the military by General Hussain Muhammad Ershad following the assassination of General Ziaur Rahman, the President of Bangladesh in 1981 at the Chittagong Circuit House. … Read More


…  He was the first military officer of the Engineering Corps to be appointed as a Bangladesh Rifles Sector Commander in the history of the Bangladesh military and held the commands after the armed conflicts of 2001 but prior to the 2009 military massacre where all sector commanders, including both his incumbents were systematically shot and killed.
2002 49 Years Old India and Bangladesh started talks in March 2002 to resolve their border disputes. … Read More


2003 50 Years Old 1 More Event
More than 400 members of the Banga Sena were arrested in India on 18 February 2003 for trying to cross over into Bangladesh from the district of North 24 Parganas in southern West Bengal. … Read More
In 2004, he held talks with the Border Security Force of India protesting killings of unarmed people at the border, and pushing Indians in Bangladesh territory, smuggling, trespassing, drugs and arms trafficking between India and the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
2008 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In a news conference in August 2008, it was stated that 59 people had been killed (34 Bangladeshis, 21 Indians, rest unidentified) trying to cross the border illegally during the prior six months. … Read More
2010 57 Years Old Bangladeshi media accused the BSF of abducting 5 Bangladeshi children, aged between 8 and 15, from the Haripur Upazila in Thakurgaon District of Bangladesh, in 2010. The children were setting fishing nets near the border. In 2010, Human Rights Watch has accused the Border Security Force of indiscriminate killings.
2011 58 Years Old 1 More Event
BSF allegedly killed a 15 years old Bangladeshi girl on 7 January 2011 while she and her father was climbing the Indo-Bangladeshi barrier using a ladder. … Read More
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