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Nazmul Huq

Nazmul Huq

Major Nazmul Huq (August 11, 1938 – September 27, 1971) was the first sector commander of 7th sector in the Bangladesh Liberation War. He is also called 'The Lost Sector Commander' of Bangladesh Liberation War.


Major Nazmul Huq was born in Amirabad village under Lohagara Upazila in Chittagong District.His father's name was Advocate Hafej Ahmed and Mother's name was Joynab Begum. He passed his matriculation from Peshowara school of Comilla and H.S.C from Jagannath College, Dhaka. He joined the Pakistan army when he was a second year student of Ahsanullah Engineering University (BUET). He was commissioned in artillery core on October 14, 1962.

Contribution in Bangladesh Liberation War

He was a very good organizer. In his sector he directed the guerrilla warfare as well as trained the independence militia who lacked formal training on military operations. His coverage area was Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogra and part of Dinajpur district. Tarangapur was his headquarters. About fifteen thousand freedom fighters fought in this sector. Bir Shrestho Captain Mohiuddin Jahangir fought under his command.


Major Nazmul Huq died in a road accident on 27 September 1971 when he was returning from Shiliguri cantonment. He was buried near Shona Masjid premises. After his death Major Kazi Nuruzzaman was appointed the new sector commander of seventh sector.

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