Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu was a recognised politician and one of the facilitators of the liberation war. He pushed the visible barriers with his dedication and effort. He turned the odds into opportunities as he had a clear vision of his goals. His modest and low-key persona made him one of the respected representatives. His friendly nature attracted people to trust him. 

How Akhtaruzzaman did It

There is a common saying that the individual who turns enthusiasm into their way of living never works a day in their lives. So, methodically that seems to be pretty successful. But, unfortunately, the definition of prosperity often refers to confine its meaning to others. So, it is not always the obtruding results, but the little headway created and leaps taken daily are also successes.

Akhtaruzzaman Babu did not become affluent overnight. He went along with his heart and did according to it, which later led him to success. Hence, one has to fix the objective to listen to one’s heart and dedications as success is not the goal but rather an outcome of our actions. 

Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu did whatever he wanted to do naturally, not what he felt impelled to do. He always wished to help bring a better future for the country and its people. That’s why the political contributions and the establishment of numerous industries and factories fueled him. 

How to continue to Succeed

As long as one desires to grow, their dreams let one grow. The key is never to stop giving effort and keep struggling for even more significant achievements. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu did not get elected as a national parliament member once but got the opportunity to lead thrice as he did not designate for the present. Furthermore, he took up the world of business and industries, set up the Zaman Industrial Group, founded United Commercial Bank, compelled the second most primary private bank in Bangladesh. He also gained international recognition as an entrepreneur worldwide. 

One of the vital keys to keeping shining is to remain faithful and humble to one’s values. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu rarely enjoyed taking credit for his accomplishments. He chose to be introduced as a politician rather than a businessman despite the appreciation he received. Moreover, all that success he gained never worn out his patriotism and love for ordinary people. 

With Success comes Responsibilities

Akhtaruzzaman created opportunities to provide help and care to others. He availed himself with helping others from the very beginning as it was never anything like submitting to his responsibilities for them. People always expect betterment from a successful person, so he should responsibly use his power. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu lived upon the expectation of the people through sacrificial activities. 

Akhtaruzzaman’s Charity Works

Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu had an innate inclination to help the people around him. So he got entailed in lots of welfare activities for the improvement of his hometown, Anwara. He was an amiable person who never cared about the caste, race, or creed of the people he socialised. His benevolent, selfless approach won the hearts of the ordinary people of Chittagong.

He established many academic institutes mosques, madrasas in his home country Chittagong by his financial sanctions. These institutes and their continuous services demonstrate as great examples at Anwara, Chittagong. 

To remember his diverse contributions, the Bangladesh government named the Muradpur-Lalkhan Bazar flyover after him. It indicates the love and respect for the endowment left by Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury babu. 


A legacy that Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury babu created was with hardship and integrity. His outstanding accomplishments made him an evergreen living legend in his lifetime. His activities were only dedicated to the prosperity and progress of Bangladesh. He took initiatives so that the country’s socio-economic aspect can be developed. 

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