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Posted on: March 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Plainsboro Township Committeeman Given Prestigious Award

Nuran Nabi

Plainsboro Township Committeeman Dr. Nuran Nabi has received the second highest national award of the Bangladesh government, the Ekushey Padak 2020, for his outstanding contribution to language and literature.   Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh presented the prestigious award to Dr. Nabi in Dhaka on Thursday, February 20th

Dr. Nabi has been a Township Committeeman since 2007. He was re-elected for a 3 year term last November. Dr. Nabi serves as the Township Committee Liaison for the Plainsboro Township Department of Recreation and the Community Services.   Dr. Nabi is also a Director of the Board of the Plainsboro Free Public Library Foundation and NRB Commercial Bank

Dr. Nabi was a valiant freedom fighter of the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 and was awarded a special citation by the Commander in Chief of Bangladesh Liberation Army for his valor and outstanding contribution to the Bangladesh liberation war. Additionally, the Far Eastern Economic Review of May 6th 1972, referred to Dr. Nabi as the “Brain” of the Tangail Freedom Fighters Forces.

In 2017, Dr. Nuran Nabi was awarded Bangla Academy Honorary Fellowship for his contribution to liberation war-related literature. Dr. Nabi has published 14 books in English and Bengali on the Bangladesh liberation movement, liberation war and the genocide of 1971 including Bullets of ’71- A Freedom Fighter’s Story.

Dr. Nabi is a renowned scientist and worked for Colgate-Palmolive Company for twenty-two years and is the co-inventor of Colgate Total toothpaste technology.  Dr. Nabi lives in Plainsboro with his wife Dr. Zeenat Nabi and their two sons Mush and Adnan.

Congratulations to Dr. Nuran Nabi for receiving Bangladesh’s prestigious national civilian award!

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