Syed Sadat Abul Masud
Born(1915-02-19)19 February 1915[1]
Ajangachhi Howrah British India (now Howrah) India
Died3 January 1991(1991-01-03) (aged 75)
Kolkata, India
OccupationJustice of law
SpouseTahera Masud
ChildrenSyed Sadat Abul Masum, Syeda Asiya Kabir, Syed Sadat Abul Murshed
AwardsPadma Bhushan
Friends of Liberation War Honour

Syed Sadat Abul Masud (1915 - 1991) was an Indian justice of law and a former judge at Kolkata High Court.[2] He was one of the four members of the 6th Finance Commission of India set up by the Government of India in 1972, under the chairmanship of Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, for advising on the Centre-State finance allocations.[3][4] In March 2012, when Bangladesh decided to honour the friends of the country who assisted them in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, he was one among the recipients of the Friends of Liberation War Honour.[5] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1985, for his contributions to society.[6]


  1. ^ "Samsad Bangali Charitabhidhan Vol.II in Bengali edited by Anjali Bose, published by Sahitya Samsad, Kolkata, India, January 2019 edition Page 467 ISBN 978-81-7955-292-6
  2. ^ "List of Recipients of Friends of Liberation War Honour on 27 March 2012" (PDF). HCI Dhaka. 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  3. ^ Virendra Kumar (1975). Committees and Commissions in India: 1947-1973. Concept Publishing Company. pp. 155–. ISBN 978-81-7022-209-5.
  4. ^ "Finance Commission of India" (PDF). Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Foreign friends get honours for war role today". The Daily Star. 27 March 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.