Shere-e Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq was born at shakhar a village in the district of Barisal on the 9th kartrik in 1280 B.S. His father Moulvi Muhammad Wazed Ali was once of the reputed lawyers of Barisal. At first he started his legal practice in the Calcutta High court. After wards he was appointed government leader of Barisal.