16th March, 2017, USTM : It was a proud moment when Allama Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya laid the foundation stone of a new block at University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya today at a gala ceremony. The block has been designated in the name of Maulana Ahmed Ali who was an eminent scholar and a nationalist leader during struggle for independence movement -stated Mr. Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM. Worthwhile to mention that Allama Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya who was conferred with Honorary D. Litt by University of Science & Technology Meghalaya in the year 2016, has received Maulana Ahmed Ali Memorial Award very recently from Govt. of Assam.
Maulana Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya actively took part in the electioneering campaign in favor of Abdul Matlib Mazumder, a nationalist candidate in the election of 1946 to the Legislative Assembly of Assam. As a nationalist minded student leader, he vehemently opposed the scheme of partition and worked a lot to spearhead the campaign of the nationalist group in Surma Valley.Maulana Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya had started his brilliant and distinguished career as an Assistant Teacher(Hindi) in 1957 at Hailakandi Senior Madrassa. Moulana Tayeebur Rahman Barbhuiya had retired as Superintendent of the said Madrassa. He is a great author and learned scholar in English, Bengali, Hindi, Arabic, Urdu subjects. He has written a good number of scholarly works, which bears the testimony of his depth of knowledge in different themes.