Asef Bari (Tutul), a luminary and well-known within the Bangladesh community,
has been accorded with Covid-19 award for his extra-ordinary contribution during
the coronavirus pandemic in the community in the United States of America.
Apart from him, two more Bangladeshi has also been awarded with this honor.
They are- Shah Newaz, President of JBBA and Ahsan Habib, President of Narsigndi
Zilla Samity and Secretary of Lions Club.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams handed over the award to Asef Bari on
November 10, 2020 at a program. It is mentionable that this award has been
awarded 188 people including Asef Bari.
To acknowledge the contributions of frontline warriors risking their own lives
daily in this pandemic, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams arranged this
Asef Bari put his hand forward to make arrangement burying the dead bodies
died of coronavirus, free covoravirus test, supplying halal food, conducting free
blood donation and free flu shot program during this pandemic at his own cost.
Asef Bari is one of the successful sons of Bangladesh who have become able to
get established in the USA with dignity. Popularly known as Tutul, Asef Bari who
hails from Rangpur, is one of the important leaders of world lionism movement.
He is the President of Bangladeshi American Lions Club (District-20-R-2) in New
Asef Bari was born on in a respectable family in Bangladesh. After completing his
SSC and HSC from Cantonment Public School and College and graduation from
Dhaka City College, Asef Bari went to the USA to pursue higher education. He
completed Bachelor degree (BBA) in 1994 from Oklahoma State University in the
In the USA, Asef Bari not only laid emphasis on his own development and
establishment, he has also been working for the development of the Bangladeshi
community here. Even he has created opportunities for the members of
Bangladeshi community to earn from his business by which he is involved in
‘Bari Home Care’ established by Asef Bari, is a healthcare firm which is run under
a new program named the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
(CDPAP) of the health department in New York. The firm has created
opportunities for people to earn from home under the program. It is an easy
method. Bari Home Care does all works for the members. ‘Medicaid’ will bear all
expenses of the services provided to near ones. In such way, one can earn 55000
US dollar. Bari Home Care provides HHA training to its members. It also offers job
of ‘caregiver’. It is mentionable that no certificate is required to get the job. Bari
Home Care provides services under HHA, PCA and CDPAP programs of the health
department in New York.
Bari Home Care has set a rare example by bearing the costs of those who have
died of coronavirus. Thanking to Broolyn Borough President Eric Adams, Asef Bari
Tutul said, “This recognition will inspire me abundantly to do better work for the
community in future.”
He further said, “I am very grateful to the Almighty Allah for getting this honor
and always try to stand beside the community in any kind of natural calamities or