As a man whose legendary contributions to the political development
and history of Bangladesh are known and acknowledged by many, Mashiur
Rahman Jadu mia was an ardent nationalist with left leanings and
an urbane politician who played a pivotal role in all the progressive
and democratic movements of this country. A sharp and eloquent speaker
Jadu Mia was known for his humor and the pungent satire sometimes
directed at his political opponents. He could easily hold his audience
in rapt attention for hours with his lively deliberations.
Living an active life and always ready witted, with a presence
inspiring respect and love, Jadu Mia not only impressed his audiences
in political meetings and scored points in exchanges and dialogues
with his political opponents but also won everybody's affection
and friendship with his candour, cordiality and pleasant personality.
His personal attraction was visibly demonstrated by the anxiety
and solitude of the thousands who visited him at the hospital, attended
his funeral and prayed for the salvation of his soul. He was positively
a man of grace and charm.