- Magfar Ahmed Chowdhury
Early life and education
Participation in Liberation war
Azad was a member of a famous urban guerrilla groups ‘Crack Platoon’ and participated in several operations with other guerrilla fighters in Crack Platoon. In an operation, this guerrilla group executed explosions on Hotel Intercontinental. After this incident, Azad was captured by Pakistan Army.
Apprehension and Death
Pakistan Army raided Azad's house in Dilu Road on August 29, 1971 at midnight. He was arrested, took away to Martial law Court which was, in reality, the MP Hostel at Airport Road. Azad was brutally tortured their and martyred.
Famous writer Anisul Hoque have written a book titled Maa in which Azad is the leading character.
- ^ A reminiscence by Jahanara Imam published in "১৯৭১, ভয়াবহ অভিজ্ঞতা", by Rashid Haider, published by জাতীয় সাহিত্য প্রকাশনী, 2nd edition, 1989 p. 161.
- ^ a b A daily newspaper The Daily Star, 2006.
- ^ A writing by Anisul Hoque.
- ^ A reminiscence by Abul Barak Alvi published in "১৯৭১, ভয়াবহ অভিজ্ঞতা", by Rashid Haider, published by জাতীয় সাহিত্য প্রকাশনী, 2nd edition, 1989 p. 164.
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