but their service has a public character regulated by statutory provisions, and they cannot be dismissed from service without giving them an opportunity to be heard. Justice Mahmud Hossain translated into English and Bangla the great Persian work of Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani titled Diwan-e-Gausia. Justice Mahmud died on 2 August 1982.

Justice Syed J. R. Mudassir Husain : Former Chief Justice of Bangladesh. He was born at the village Laskerpur of Shayestaganj upazila of Habiganj district in 1940.

Mr. Husain is one of the direct descendants of ‘Sipah Salar’ (commander-in-chief) Hazrat Syed Nasir Uddin(R), who came as one of the companions of Hazrat Shah Jalal(R) to preach Islam in Sylhet about seven hundred years ago. His father Late Syed Md. Mumidul Husain was one of the Senior Advocates of Habigonj District Bar. His mother Syeda Hosne-Ara-Akther Khatun is the second daughter of late Syed Muhammadullah, a powerful Zaminder of village Sultanshi of Tarap Pargana of Habigonj district. His uncle Late Syed A. B. Mahmud Hossain was the Chief Justice of Bangladesh.

Justice Md. Abdul Hye: He was born on 14 December 1944 in an aristocratic Muslim family at Aiton village under Mirashi union of Chunarughat upazila.  Justice Abdul Hye is the youngest of the eight sons of Sheikh Abdus Sattar and Zahur Chan Bibi.
Justice Md. Abdul Hye joined the EPCS (Justice) cadre on 27 October 1980 as a “Munsef”.  As the 1st posting, he got the responsibility of Narayanganj sub-division (presently  Narayanganj district).  When the great war of liberation of 1971 started just 5 months after joining the service, he took a stand for Bangladesh as a new officer.  He helped the freedom fighters in various ways under direction of the then Awami League leader of Narayanganj Mr  Shamsuzzoha, Mr. Abdur Razzak MNA and Advocate Fazlur Rahman
After successfully serving in various capacities, he was promoted to the post of District and Sessions Judge in 1986 and served in Jhalokati, Gaibandha and Narsingdi districts.  Earlier, in 1996, he joined the “People’s Mancha” set up by the Secretariat officials.  He later served as Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.  He has twice served as the Chairman of the Bangladesh Labor Appeal Tribunal. After completion of his 50 years of judgeship, he died in————.

Major General ( Rtd.) M.A. Rob: (1919-1975): Sahasrabadhinayake m. A. Rob 1919 AD. He was born on 1 January in Khagaura village of Baniachang upazila of Habiganj district. He graduated from Habiganj Government High School, Sylhet MC College and Aligarh Muslim University in 1943. He was commissioned in the British Army. He took part in World War II on the Arakan border. He served with distinction as Commander of the British Army Unit in Indonesia. He served in the Delhi Cantonment till the East of India. He was also the Staff Major, Deputy Assistant Adjutant, Lieutenant Colonel and Quarter Master General of the Pakistan Army. He died in 1970. He retired from the army and entered politics and was elected a member of the National Assembly from Baniachang-Nabiganj-Ajmiriganj constituency as an Awami League candidate in the 1970 elections. 1971 When the Mujibnagar government was formed, he was given the responsibility of the first Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Army and Second-in-Command of the Liberation War. For his unparalleled bravery and heroic contribution in the war of liberation, he was awarded the title of Bir Uttam and was promoted to the rank of Major General. He was also elected MP in the 1973 elections. M. at the Commonwealth Conference in 1975. A. Rob represented Bangladesh. 1965 He died on 14 November. Ungrateful m. A. Rob is immortalized in Umednagar area of ​​Habiganj city.

Major General ( Rtd.)Chitta Ranjan DuttaBir Uttom (also known as C R Dutta); 1 January 1927 – 26 August 2020) was a Bangladeshi war hero who served as Major-General of the Bangladesh Army. He was a key sector commander of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. After independence, he served as the armed forces commander in Rangpur and later went on to become the first Director-General of the Bangladesh Rifles (present-day Border Guards Bangladesh) in 1973.Dutta was born on 1 January 1927 to Upendra Chandra Dutta and Labanyaprabha Dutta. The ancestral village of Dutta is Mirashi of Chunarughat upazila in Habigonj  district,His father was a police officer posted in Shillong, the then capital of Assam in British India and so he was born in Shillong. He started his schooling in Laban Government High School in Shillong, but moved to Habiganj after second grade. In 1944, he appeared for Entrance from Habiganj Government High School. Later he took admission at Asutosh College of the University of Calcutta in science. However, he left Asutosh College and completed his B.Sc. from Daulatpur College in Khulna.

Dewan Mahbubur Rob Sadi, Bir Protik, was born on the 10th of May, 1942 at village Bongaon village of Nabigonj upazila in Habigonj district to his father Dewan Md Mamun Chowdhury and mother Seyeda Zebunessa Chowdhurani. Unlike the rest of the notable freedom fighters of Bangladesh, Mahbubur Rob Sadi was from a civilian background and had been a very active member of the Students Union of the Awami League during Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s call for independence from Pakistan. His active interest in politics made him to appreciate the Awami League’s efforts for the rights of Bengalis in Bangladesh under oppressive Pakistani rule and during his time in school—he established the Dinarpur Krishak Pragati Shangha for fighting for the rights of the farming community of Bangladesh. Later he was a leader of Jasad. Once he was elected Parliament member.

Bipin Chandra Pal (1857-1932): Bipin Pal, the eloquent leader of the Indian subcontinent and the world. He was born on 7 November in Pail village of Habiganj Sadar upazila. He also studied theology at Prize School, Hindu University, Presidency College and Oxford University in Sylhet. In his efforts 16 AD. Shrihat Sammilani was established in Calcutta. He died in 160 AD. The Mufti of Sylhet established the Sylhet National University with a fraction of the school and served as the headmaster. 160 AD Published the first Bengali newspaper inspection in Sylhet. He also worked as a journalist and editor in many newspapers including Bengal Public Opinion, Tribune, Swaraj, Hindu Review, Sonar Bangla, Independent, Democrat. His greatest identity was that he was a front-line leader of the Unified India movement. Besides, more than 25 of his books written in Bengali and English are taught in major universities of the world. 1932 Bipin Pal passed away on 20 May at his birth place in Pail village of Habiganj district. After his death, the then Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru came to Habiganj and stayed for a long time in the village of Pail, the birth and death place of this eloquent leader.

Shah AMS Kibria (1931-2005): Shah AMS Kibria 1931 AD. He was born on 1 May in Jalalshap village of Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district. He matriculated in the first class from Habiganj Government High School in 1948 AD and in 1949 AD. Passed IA in first class from Sylhet MC College. In the IA exam, he won the first place in the combined merit list. Later he died in 1952-1953. He obtained Honors and Masters degrees in Economics from Dhaka University respectively. In both the exams he got first place in first class. 1954 AD Pakistan also won the first place in the Central Superior Services Examination. He joined the Foreign Service of the Government of Pakistan and received advanced training at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston and the British Foreign Office in London. 1956 to 1970 Until then, he served as a diplomat in Cairo, Calcutta, Jakarta, New York, Islamabad and Washington. 1962 He was promoted to the post of Director General and later Secretary of the newly formed Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh under the direction of Bangabandhu. 1983 He was appointed High Commissioner to Australia, Fiji and New Zealand. Shah. A. M. S. Kibria formulated the original document containing the concept of SAARC and in 1971 AD. He was appointed Executive Secretary of ESCAP with the rank of Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was born in 1982 to 1992 AD. Until then, he served as the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Cambodia. 1992 Back in the country, he joined the Awami League and was appointed a member of the party’s advisory council. In 1994, he was an advisor to Sheikh Hasina and in the 1996 elections, he was the chairman of the Awami League’s Central Electoral Steering Committee. Later, when the Awami League came to power, Kibria was given the responsibility of the finance minister. 2001 In the October 1 election, he was elected a Member of Parliament from Habiganj-3 (Sadar-Lakhai) constituency. He also played an active role in the language movement of ’52 and the liberation war of ’71. 2005 The short-lived man was killed in a grenade attack by assassins on January 26 after giving a speech at a public service at Vaidya Bazar in Habiganj district.

Enamul Haque Mostafa Shahid (28 March 1938 – 25 February 2016) was a veteran politician, parliamentarian, one of the organizer of Liberation war, 1971 and former Minister of Social Welfare of the Government of Bangladesh.He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2013.

Shahid was elected parliament member six times with Bangladesh Awami League ticket from Habiganj-4 constituency. He served as the Social Welfare Minister from 6 January 2009 to 14 March 2014.

He was born on 28 March, 1938 at village Kutirgaon of Shayaestagonj upazila of Habigonj district. He died on 25 February, 2016.

Dewan Farid Gazi (1924-2010) was a politician, . He was born on 1 March 1924 at village Devapara in Nabiganj thana of Habiganj district. His father Dewan Mohammad Hamid Gazi was a zamindar in Dinarpur pargana of Habiganj. Farid Gazi was 16th in descent from Hazrat Tajuddin Qureshi (R), a sufi saint and close associate of Hazrat Shahjalal Mujarrad-i-Yemani (R).

Farid Gazi got involved in politics in his student life. He took active part in Quit India Movement in 1942.He joined the Assam Muslim Student Federation in 1943 and later had been the assistant secretary of Assam provincial unit and secretary of Sylhet M.C College unit of the Federation. Farid Gazi was a front ranking activist in the protest movement against the Bangal Khedao (Oust Bengalees) campaign of the Assamese in 1945 and in the movement for annulment of ‘Line system’. For his participation in these movements he was occasionally a victim to police arrest and repression. He had active role in organising the Sylhet Referendum in 1947. At the initial stage of the language movement in 1948 he had leading role in organising the movement in Sylhet. In apprehension of communal riot in Sylhet town in 1950 he pioneered the peace movement to face the situation and to avert an impending mishap.

Early in life, Dewan Farid Gazi served as a teacher at Rasamoy Memorial High School and at Sylhet Government High School for sometime in 1950. Between 1952 and 1955, Farid Gazi simultaneously edited the Bangla weekly Jugabhery (now daily) and the English weekly Eastern Herald (now defunct) from Sylhet.

Dewan Farid Gazi joined the Awami Muslim League in 1952 and was elected as joint secretary of Sylhet district unit of the Party. He was the joint convenor of Sylhet district election monitoring committee during the united front election in 1954. In 1964, Farid Gazi was elected as chairman of Topkhana union parisad in Sylhet and a commissioner of Sylhet municipality. For his active participation in the Six-Point Movement he was arrested in 1967 and was kept confined for eleven months. He had a leading role in anti-Ayub mass movement in 1969. Farid Gazi was elected a member of the Pakistan National Assembly in 1970 from Sylhet sadar constituency as a nominee of Awami League.

Farid Gazi was the leading organiser of the non-cooperation movement in March 1971 in Sylhet. During the war of liberation, he was the civil affairs adviser of Sector 4 and 5, and later the chairman of Regional Administrative Council of the northeastern Front. In addition, he was concerned with the problems of the refugees from Bangladesh.

Dewan Farid Gazi was elected a member of the Jatiya Sangsad in 1973 from Sylhet sadar constituency. He was the state minister in the cabinet of Bangabandhu sheikh mujibur rahman in charge of the Ministry of Local Government and Cooperative and later in charge of the Ministry of Commerce. Farid Gazi had immense contributions towards rebuilding the post-war Bangladesh as a close associate of Bangabandhu. The credit for the introduction of wage earners scheme goes to Farid Gazi. In 1975, he was included in the cabinet of Khondakar Mostaq Ahmad as state minister.

Farid Gazi had been a member of the central executive committee of Awami League for a long time. He was active in all the movements against military rule in the country including the oust Ershad movement in 1990. Farid Gazi was elected a member of the Jatiya Sangsad from Habiganj-1 constituency in 1996, 2001 and in 2008. He was a member of the Awami League Advisory Council and chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education in the tenth Jatiya Sangsad elected in December 2008.

Dewan Farid Gazi was a patron of education and culture. He had immense contributions towards the development of educational institutions in Sylhet region. He had been the president of Kendriya Muslim Sahitya Sangsad, the prime literary and cultural organisation of Sylhet. A liberal and open hearted man, Farid Gazi led a very simple and plain living, and was liked and loved by all sections of the people for his humility and integrity. Dewan Farid Gazi died in Dhaka on 19 November 2010. He is laid to rest in the graveyard at the premises of the dargah of Hazral Shahjalal (R) in Sylhet.

Advocate Md. Mahbub Ali (born 17 July 1961) is Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Member of Parliament from Habiganj-4. He is the state minister for civil aviation and tourism. He was born on 17 Jyly, 1961 at village Baneshwar of Madhobpur upazila in Habigonj district. Professionally he is a lawyer of Bangladesh Supreme court.

Ali was elected to parliament from Habiganj-4 as a candidate of Awami League in 2014 with 122,433 votes.Ali was elected to parliament from Habiganj-4 as a candidate of Awami League on 30 December 2018 .

Syed Sultan (1550-1847) – Laskarpur, Habigonj. Sultan, one of the great poets of medieval Bengali literature, was at once a poet, a soldier, a Sufi and a scholar. His best and greatest poem is ‘Nabivansh’.  Syed Sultan has composed a number of songs on Sufism to impart knowledge of Sufism to his disciples. Gyan Pradeep, Marfati Gyan, Rasul Vijay, Shabe Meraj, Gyan Chautisha, Padabali etc. are his other literary works.

Syed Musa place of birth- Laskarpur, Habiganj Sadar. He was a prominent poet of the Middle Ages. Manasa Mangal, place of birth – Habiganj. He was a famous poet.

Sheikh Vanu (189-1919) Birth place: Bhadikara, Lakhai, Habiganj. The composer of the song ‘Nishite Yao Phul Bane’ was a mystic devotee, writer, poet and inventor of theories. He was mentioned as a philosopher at a literary conference organized by the Bengal Muslim Literary Society in Calcutta in 1933. He is revered as a pious saint in the area.