War of liberation:
The following parliamentarians led the pro liberation activities after the last general election held in Pakistan period. In the election of 1970, Md. Elias and Barrister Abdul Muntakim Choudhury were elected Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and Azizur Rahman, Tuabur Rahim, Altafur Rahman, Chunu Nabab and Taimus Ali were elected as Member of the Constituent Assembly of East Pakistan. All of them were the members of Awami League and in 1971 they joined in the war of liberation against Pakistan.
Major General Abdur Rab (Now retired) who is from Moulvibazar district joined the Mukthi Bahini in March 1971 with few other troops under his command. Colonel M. A. Mannan (Now retired) also joined the Mukthi Bahini who escaped from Pakistan prison.
Others district level leaders who have directly or indirectly participated the war of liberation were Vice Principal M. A. Shahid MP and the Chief Whip, Mirza Aziz Ahmed Baig, Advocate Bomokesh Ghose, Giasuddin Choudhury (Former MP), Raja Ali Safdar Khan, Gaznafar Ali Choudhury, Shafqatul Wahed, Syed Motiur Rahman, Gias Uddin Monir (Ambassador), Prof Faizur Rahman, Advocate Ebadur Rahman Choudhury, Journalist Motiur Rahman Choudhury, Mahmudur Rahman, Mirza Farid Ahmed Baig, Md. Feroze, Syed Nasiruddin, N.I.Azizul Haq iqbal, Mujibur Rahman, Joinal Hussein, Sirajul Islam (Former MP), Abdul Jabbar (Former MP), Advocate Md. Feroze, Advocate Shantipada Ghose, Tara Miah, Abdul Matin (Upazila Chairman), Ali Ahmed Khan , Dr. Gopesh Chandra Das,Ataur Rahman Choudhury ( UP Chairman), Dr. M.A.Ali , Abdul Gafur (UP Chairman), Syed Abdul Matin, Syed Amjad Ali, Dr. Abdun Noor, Abdul Malik, Kanu Dey, Askir Mia (Ekatuna) and hundreds others.
The student % other youth leaders who have directly and indirectly participated with the Mukthi Bahini were Alaur Rahman Choudhury, Advocate Harunur Rashid, Dewan Abdul Wahab Choudhury, Shaheed Abdul Mukit, Abdul Muhaimin- Saleh (Juri), Abdul Mukit Khan, Abdus Salam, Abdus Subhan Masu, Abdul Malik, Abdul Muhit, Sajjadur Rahman, Syed Siddiqul Hasan,Paritosh Chakraborty, Shamsuddin A. Choudhury, Rahim Baksh Khoka,Ajmal A Chowdhury, Kanu Deb, Sirajul Haque, Abdul Moin, Dilip Dey, Mohammad Khalidur Rabb, Mokram Ali, Syed Abu Jafor Ahmed, Shahabudin Ahmed –Bacchu, Dewan A. Khair Chowdhury, Ronne Prentice and few others.
Mr. Abdul Ahad Choudhury a student leader of Chittagong University and M. Rafiquddin Choudhury-Rana Choudhury(Former Upazila Chairman) a student leader of Dhaka City unit of EPSL joined the Mukthi Bahini in Moulvibazar District who had succesfully organized and who had successfully organized and commanded two separate FF groups in the district area. .
Major General(retd) Abdus Salam Choudhury, Mr. Syed Mohsin Ali (Member of Parliament and Former Paurashava Chairman), Askir Miah (Former Upazila Chairman), Mohan Shome, Mr. Asuk Ahmed, Mr. Abdul Musabbir (Upazila Chairman), Mr. Abdur Rahim (Former Paurashava Chairman, Sreemongal) were also the renowned freedom fighters of Moulvibazar.
Few of the above noted personalities directly fought with Pakistan Forces as a regular member of the Freedom Fighters after having military training in India.