The Bangladeshi taka is the official currency of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh since 1972, when it replaced the Pakistani rupee at par. The word taka in Bangla is used to mean any money, currency, or notes. The official currency symbol: ৳. The issuance of notes greater than 10 taka is controlled by the Bangladesh Bank, while the 2 and 5 taka notes are the responsibility of the finance ministry of the Bangladesh government. The Bangladeshi taka banknotes have had 10 issues, starting in 1972 with 1, 5, 10, and 10 taka and a last and currently issued after the year 2010 in denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500. and 1000 taka.
The 100 Bangladeshi taka commemorative note front design features the portrait of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920 – 1975), was a Bangladeshi politician and statesman who served as the first president of Bangladesh and then as the prime minister of Bangladesh from 1971 until his assassination in 1975; Also known as Sheikh Mujib or Mujib, he is considered the “Father of the Nation” in Bangladesh, and a sketch of the National Flower, the white water lily. The reverse of the note presents an illustration of a royal Bengal tiger and some masked finfoot birds in the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Sundarbans National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the Bangladesh Bank logo in the lower right corner. The lettering in the note is presented in the Bengali and English languages. This note is part of the 2020 commemorative series “Bangabandhu Centenary 1920 – 2020”. Its color is yellow and red.
Text: Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, At the request of one hundred taka, the bearer will be obliged to pay the bearer, Finance Secretary, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Centenary 1920 – 2020, One Hundred Taka, 2020, Commemorative Note, 100.