Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: Founder of a Nation State

  • Mohammad Alam Chowdhury
  • Akkas Ahamed
  • Md. Sayedur Rahman


Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born in a remote village in Gopalganj of the then East Bengal in 1920. His personality grew during childhood life through active participation in so many socio-economic and political activities. He used to take initiative and lead various kinds of political, social, religious and cultural functions. All common qualities of leadership were present in his charismatic personality. The genuine leaders don’t think about particular people, areas or groups. They think about the entire world and the entire human being. We find the same thing in the thought of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. This research paper is divided into these parts: (1) Introduction, (2) Leadership and Personality of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, (3) The Quest for an Independent Bangladesh, (4) Formation of a Nation’s Identity, (5) War of Liberation, (6) Bangabandhu and His Four Comrades; Four National Leaders (7) Conclusion. Key Words: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Sheikh Hasina, charismatic leadership, nation-state, Bangladesh, the war of liberation, 1971