Kader Siddique (Bangla: কাদের সিদ্দিকী, born 1948 Tangail) is one of the most famous fighters and organizers of the Bangladesh Liberation War. Often hailed as Bagha (Tiger) Kader or Bongo Bir (Hero of Bengal), Siddique is to be decorated as Bir Uttom (Great Hero) by the government of Bangladesh. He organized and fought with an estimated 50,000-strong army of civilians in the Tangail region against the Pakistan Army. This army was called Kaderia Bahini (Kader's Army). This group carried out many successful guerrilla operations in Tangail. Siddique was wounded at the Makrar battle near Balla village. Kaderia Bahini is notable for the capture of a Pakistani ship with large quantities of arms and ammunitions at Bhuapur . At the end of the war, on December 16, Siddique's forces entered Dhaka along with the Indian forces , signalling the end of the war.