was born in Rajshai, formally East Pakistan, in the village of Nowshera on January 1,
1955. As a boy of twelve, competing against 16,000 other students, he won a full
scholarship to Cadet College, where he was an outstanding student, athlete, and leader.
he was just 16 years old, he joined, as a Freedom Fighter, in the War of Liberation for
Bangladesh. After fighting bravely in many battles, he was captured, tortured,
court-martialed, and sentenced to death by firing squad, but managed to escape the night
before his execution.
After the war, he attended Rajshai University where he got an Honors Bachelors
Degree in Social Work and later received his Masters Degree in Social welfare (Social
Science) from Dhaka University. He has since worked for World Vision International as a
Staff Development Training Officer, and the Bangladesh Government as a Social Services