Prominent freedom fighter Serajul Alam Khan passes away Death
Collected Serajul Alam Khan

Prominent freedom fighter Serajul Alam Khan passes away

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 09 Jun 2023, 09:33 pm

Dhaka, June 9: Serajul Alam Khan, the "mystery man" of Bangladesh politics and one of the organizers of the Great Liberation War, is no more. He died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College (Dhamek) Hospital on Friday (June 9) around 2:15 pm. He was 82 years old.

Brigadier General Md. Nazmul Haque, director of DMC Hospital, said that Serajul Alam Khan was suffering from various problems due to old age. He was admitted to the hospital on May 20 with breathing problems, lung infection and urinary complications.

Before this, Serajul Alam Khan was suffering from fever for a few days and was not improving even with treatment. Due to increasing difficulty of breathing, he was admitted to the hospital on the advice of the doctor. Then on Thursday (June 8) night, he was placed on life support in ICU of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Serajul Alam Khan played a historic role in shaping public opinion in support of six points. He played a major role in involving students and workers in the movement demanding the cancellation of the Agartala conspiracy case and the release of Bangabandhu and the popular uprising of 1979. In the first half of the 1960s, Swadhin Bengali Biplappi Parishad or the 'nucleus' of independence was formed. Serajul Alam Khan is the main entrepreneur to build the nucleus inside the Chhatra League.

Then in 1972 the political party Jasad was established on the initiative of Serajul Alam Khan. He never came to lead the Jasd. However, he is known to them as a 'theological guru' as a consultant to Jasad leaders. He never came in public. He was known as a 'mystery man' in the politics of Bangladesh because he was active behind the scenes.

Serajul Alam Khan was born in Alipur village of Begumganj police station in Noakhali district on January 6, 1941. In 1956, he passed SSC in first division from Khulna Zilla School.

After passing HSC from Dhaka College in 1958, he was admitted to Dhaka University with honors in Mathematics Department. Lived in Fazlul Haque Hall. After graduating with a degree in mathematics, he was expelled from the university for participating in the 'Convocation Movement'. He used to return to the hall every night. As a result, he was expelled from the hall once. As he was expelled from the university, it was not possible for him to get a master's degree.

In 1961, he became the assistant general secretary of the Chhatra League. In 1963 Serajul Alam Khan was elected General Secretary of Chhatra League. He was the main initiator of the nucleus that was formed within the Chhatra League in 1962 with the aim of developing the nationalist spirit and establishing an independent national state for Bangladeshis.

During the liberation war, the plan and strategy of armed struggle of BLF was not only different, but also very advanced and scientific. The four chiefs of the BLF were Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni, Serajul Alam Khan, Abdur Razzak and Tofail Ahmed.