List of 1971 War Heroes who has been residing at Banani DOHS

General M. A. G. Osmani

Early life and education:
General Osmani was born to a landowning family in Sunamganj, British India, on 1 September 1918. He was a descendant of Shah Nizamuddin Osmani, a 14th-century associate of Shah Jalal. The Osmani ancestral village is in Dayamir Union, Balaganj Upazila. Osmani attended the Cotton School in Sylhet, matriculating at the Sylhet Government Pilot School in 1934. He won the Pritoria Prize for excellence in English. Osmani studied geography at Aligarh Muslim University, and graduated in 1938. He enrolled as a cadet at the Indian Military Academy the following year.