The passion of millions of freedom-loving souls for liberation from the shackles of subjugation became irresistible and spread like wildfire of rebellion and resistance in the cities and villages of Bengal. The year 1971 was an invincible time in the collective oath and struggle of the people of all walks of life.
In just nine months, ordinary peasants, workers and students inexperienced in warfare united against the Pakistani army equipped with modern lethal weapons and snatched independence. This impossible task was possible because the liberation war of 1971 was a people’s war as a whole. The satisfactory chapter of our national history is the liberation warfare of 1971. independent sovereign Bangladesh was born via this conflict of liberation.
Those whose lives are simply wars and sacrifices, people who realize how to give the whole lot but do not recognise a way to take whatever in go back are in truth the great humans. Mr. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu is a extraordinary guy and a extremely good warrior who can be a real man if you follow him.
Babu Bhai, a well-known politician of Chittagong and one of the organizers of the liberation war, is the liked Babu of the political leaders and activists of Chittagong. Within the midst of numerous storms, he changed into steadfast within the party ideology and became a incredible support to team leaders and employees.
Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu did his best when non-cooperation and ruthless liberation war was going on in Bangladesh. He said about the liberation war – “”When I was involved in this ruthless liberation war, a lot of storms were blowing over me. But because of my love for the country and being in favor of Bangladesh, I did not want to back down.
My country was my pride, it was my responsibility to make this country independent. As a citizen, it was everyone’s responsibility to show their country the face of independence. I did just that, I did exactly what I could. Not only in our country, I went to foreign countries to fulfill various responsibilities of the government of Bangladesh, including India, America and London.
After thousands of sufferings, Bangladesh was able to achieve a timeless independence by exchanging thousands of bodies. The whole world will remember our story of this great war. Bangladesh is the only country that has fought for its own language. Today, after independence, I feel very proud that I was a freedom fighter or who helped the Bangladesh government in the liberation war.”
Aside from serving as a presidium member of the Awami League, he has been elected a Member of Parliament four times. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu became energetic in Chittagong politics for decades. He changed into the president of South District Awami League for a long time. Inside the ninth Parliament, he become the Chairman of the Parliamentary status Committee at the Ministry of Jute Textiles.
Inside the popular elections of 1970, he become elected a member of the provincial council from Anwara and West Patia. Alhaj Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu became one of the organizers of the first-rate liberation struggle of 1971.
The great leader Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury used to come back forward with a smooth coronary heart in the threat of every body, prolonged a helping hand, he was known to all of us as ‘Babu Mia’. Whose vow changed into human welfare. All through the tough times of the Awami League, every democratic movement, its vocal presence on the streets within the conflict gave life to each chief and activist.