Today I am talking about the ultimate revelation of a leader. There are famous people in the world whose examples are given even today. Whose famous people are given the most examples? You know what? Examples of ideal and honest leaders are given more. Because only one leader can reach the peak of development with the whole nation. Wondering what a leader should look like? Our great leader Mr. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu was a person just like a great leader. Leaders are born through leadership, and leadership is born through events. And events are born by change. Then change is an important issue for all of us. What if it changes over time? Or does demand determine that? There can be many types of change. We have to face obstacles in finding solutions to various problems in our daily life, just when a leader is born from the emergence of leadership. I think to be a good leader you have to be a good person first. He must have responsibility, accountability and honesty. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu is a burning example. His commitment, positive attitude, inspiration, empathy and creativity were accompanied by qualities of representation and confidence. These qualities are very necessary for a good leader, which was fully present in Chowdhury Babu.
Let’s take a look at some of the leaders who led mankind at different times and moved differently.
➤ Mao Zedong: No one will eat, no one will eat, it will not happen…
➤ Martin Luther King: I have a dream.
➤ Swami Vivekananda: Wake up, Be aware and don’t stop until you reach the goal.
➤ Mahatma Gandhi: Non-cooperation movement.
➤ Nelson Mandela: Anti-apartheid movement.
➤ Bangabandhu: This time the struggle is for liberation.
The above leaders have come for human welfare in different ways at different times in the ages. I will highlight the ultimate manifestation of such a diverse leader of this era whose name is Mr. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu. Let’s know the ultimate revelation of this great man.
1.1 Birth– “Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu” was born in the village of Anwara Haildhar. The time was May 1, 1945.
1.2 Father and Mother- His father’s name was Nuruzzaman Chowdhury, who was a lawyer by profession and was also a zamindar in his area. His mother’s name was Khorsheda Begum, who was a housewife. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu grew up behind the caress of his parents.
1.3 Education- He was a very talented student. His love for studies was different. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu graduated from Patia High School in 1958. Then in the same year he was admitted to the renowned and well-established Notre Dame College in Dhaka. While in intermediate class, he received a scholarship for his talents and abilities, which led to his admission to the Illions University Of Science And Technology In United States. He then continued his studies at the Business Administration at New York University. After finishing his studies in December 1964, this great leader of ours returned to his homeland with an associate degree.
2.1 Marriage- He got married to Nur Nahar Zaman, the second daughter of the late Alhaj Sirajul Islam Chowdhury of Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong.
2.2 Children- He is the father of 3 sons and 4 daughters. His sons and daughters are – Saifuzzaman Chowdhury, Asifuzzaman Chowdhury, Anisuzzaman Chowdhury, Roxana Zaman Chowdhury, Afroza Zaman Chowdhury, Farhana Zaman Chowdhury and Nina Kawrajaki Zaman Chowdhury. This great leader was quite happy with his family. He always expressed his love and affection for his family. He did his best to do what a father needs to do. He fulfilled his role as an ideal father. He established his family by educating his children.
3.1 Entering politics- He loved politics from his youth. Patriotism seemed to be full in him. As a result, he was elected as a member of Dakshin Zila Chhatra League in 1958 while he was studying in Madhyamik. From this he entered politics.
3.2 Official beginning of politics- His love for politics doubled when he was young. So he thought that whatever he did in life, he would stay in politics. He joined the Awami League in 1967. From then on, the political career of “Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu” started permanently.
3.3 Political Positions- He changed into the elected chairman of Haildhar Union Parishad from 1967 to 1975. Even after independence, he turned into the chairman of Haildhar Union Parishad and chairman of Thana Parishad. In 1970, “Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu” was elected a member of the provincial council from West Patia and Anwara in the general election. He was one of the reformers of the 1972 constitution. He was elected Member of the Provincial Council (MPA) in 1970. In that context, Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury became a member of the Bangladesh People’s Assembly formed in 1972 and played a significant role in drafting the constitution of Bangladesh. After independence in 1986 Akhtaruzzaman was elected Member of Parliament. He was also re-elected as a Member of Parliament in 1991 and 2009 due to his qualifications and skills. After independence, Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu changed into an elected president of the South District Awami League.
Liberation War of ’71
4.1 Organizer- The Great Liberation War needed strong and helping hands. Just then, Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu, the proud son of Chittagong, extended a helping hand in the brutal situation of the war. One of the organizers of the great liberation war of 1971 was our brave leader Alhaj Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu.
4.2 Procedure– A statement from the South District Awami League said that when the non-cooperation movement was going on on the eve of the liberation war, Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury was conducting the activities of the struggle committee from his Jupiter House in Patharghata. After the declaration of independence of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu came to Chittagong, it was cyclostyled from Akhtaruzzaman’s Jupiter House. The people have delivered all the news to it in time.
4.3 Foreign Travel- He did so much good for the country because he had love, affection and patriotism for the country. When a man does something for his country, it takes place in the pages of history. This great leader of ours has done exactly what the whole world remembers him for his brave deeds. When the war of liberation started, he migrated to India. While there, he achieved numerous duties of the expatriate Bangladesh government. Among various good deeds, he was an honest and ideal member of the relief and rehabilitation committee of the Mujibnagar government. The war of liberation needed various helping hands. He himself extended a helping hand, and in order to build world public opinion with the people of the world, he traveled to Foreign and visited various parts of Europe and America. He first went to London. From there, Akhtaruzzaman went to the united states as a member of the Bangladesh delegation led by means of Justice Abu Saeed Chowdhury. Akhtaruzzaman has been lively in numerous work in view that the start of the warfare of liberation.
5.1 Bangabandhu’s assassination- 4 years after the great war of liberation, millions of tears came to the soil of Bengal. Bangabandhu, the great leader of Bengal, was assassinated in 1975 in his own family. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu did not stop there. At the risk of his own life, he maintained contact with the leaders and workers of the party and later played a courageous role in the revival and reorganization of the party.
5.2 Awami League Organization- He was the forerunner of the movement in Chittagong. His contribution in organizing the Awami League after 1975 was immense. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu had all the qualities that an honest and idealistic politician and social worker should have. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu was a patriot from head to toe, he was a field worker on the way to build Bangabandhu’s golden Bengal. He was a patriot and his only goal was to build the golden Bengal of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Leader of the People Sheikh Hasina.
In The Eighties
6.1 The anti-authoritarian movement- Historically seen that great leaders imprisoned for doing good for their country. Because good people have more enemies. The anti-authoritarian movement started in the eighties. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu, our great politician was also in this movement. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu also played a very strong role in this movement. He was tortured while protesting against the dictatorship. This great leader has been imprisoned and worked for his country.
7.1 Beginning of business- After returning home completing his studies, he joined the business with his elder brother in 1965. He was fourteen in business. He was a very active person in politics as well as in business. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu was a hit businessman and entrepreneur. Similarly to politics before independence, he set up a manufacturing facility referred to as Royal enterprise on Batali road. Similarly to his personal manufacturing unit, he also looked after his elder brother’s factories. He later built various organizations with his own hard work and qualifications. Some of the organizations he has formed are – Asif Steel Mill, Javed Steel Mill, Asif Synthetic, Pan Mango Vegetable, Afroza Oil Mill, Bengal Synthetic Products etc. Vanguard Steel Mill purchased synthetic resin products and founded the Zaman Industrial Group in the first two decades of independence in northern Bangladesh. Moreover, he bought a foreign-owned Aramit Mill and built it on his own.
7.2 Prestigious Titles- Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu additionally performed a best position as the spokesperson and commercial enterprise chief of the enterprise community in bangladesh. He was the President of Chittagong Chamber for two terms. In 1988, he was the president of the FBCCI, the country’s pinnacle commercial enterprise corporation. He also served as President of the OIC Chambers of Commerce. In 1989, he changed into elected vice president of the 77 Jati organization. He is the most effective Bangladeshi who has been elected vice chairman of this prestigious worldwide organization.
7.3 Bank’s founder- He is the founder and founding chairman of United Commercial Bank Limited (UCBL), the second largest private bank in the country. Its biggest contribution is today’s “United Commercial Bank”, many call it UCB Bank. He has played a very important role in pioneering the establishment of private banking sector in Bangladesh. He turned into re-elected chairman of the bank in 2011 and held the put up till his dying. After his death, Mrs. is now the chairman. Rukhmila Zaman.
8.1 Self-made institutions- A man has done so much for the country and the nation, then he did nothing for the welfare of the poor or his village? Did he do anything to trust or donation? Of course he did 6 He has done very important work. He took initiative to establish many mosques, madrasas and school colleges in Anwara and West Patiya of Chittagong and he established them successfully. He established Anwara Degree College, Haildhar Basharuzzaman Memorial Education Center, Barumchhara Shaheed Basharuzzaman High School, Anwara Juges Chandra Memorial Trust, JHB High School and many more schools, colleges and madrasas. Battali Mohchen Aulia Degree College, Chandnaish Burma College, Enayet Bazar Mahila College, AJ Chowdhury Degree College, Raipur Coastal High School, Anwara Paschim Patiyar and many school colleges in Chittagong. He was also involved in many charitable works.
This great leader is not among us today. He passed away 6 years ago today but his lack is still felt by everyone and will be felt forever. His lack is absolutely irreplaceable. It’s miles very tough to find humans like him in ultra-modern international. What Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu has done as an ideal leader is never to be forgotten. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu has always stood by the people of Anwara Karnafuli. Policy and ethics were his unique assets. Ordinary people were relatives of his absolute soul, gained their minds, their love. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu will be one of the politicians who have dedicated themselves to increase the respect, glory, values and self-esteem of Bengalis. He was the forerunner of the movement in Chittagong. His contribution in organizing the Awami League after 1975 was immense. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu had all the qualities that an honest and idealistic politician and social worker should have. Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu become a patriot from head to toe, he became a subject employee at the manner to construct Bangabandhu’s golden Bengal. Very few people can come into the world and win the hearts of all, win the love of all, live in the minds of all. The new generation has a lot to learn from the biography of Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu as an honest and clean politician. Despite getting the opportunity to be a minister many times in his life, he did not deviate from the ideals of Bangabandhu. He was a very far-sighted and prudent politician. Chittagong is a shining part within the political arena of Bangladesh. He is a bright star of Chittagong Awami League.
This was the ultimate revelation of Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury Babu. I hope thousands of young people in the country will be inspired by his biography.