Hailakandi is a town and the district headquarters of Hailakandi district in the Indian state of Assam. The Hailakandi locale is one of the three areas of Southern Assam i.e. Barak Valley. It was constituted as a common subdivision on 1 June 1869. It was moved up to a locale in 1989. The later history of Hailakandi is unpredictably connected to Abdul Matlib Mazumdar 1890– 1980, the late Nagendranath Choudhury, the late Capt. Manmatha Choudhury, the late Capt. Subodh Kumar Dutta and the late Sunil Chakravorty who drove the flexibility development in the recent sub-division. The late Nagendranath Choudhury was an unmistakable Congress-pioneer; Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru approached him in his home amid his visit to Hailakandi in 1939. His sibling Late Manmatha Choudhury was a chief in the Azad Hind Fouz shaped by Netaji.
Abdul Matlib Mazumdar turned into a MLA in 1946 and was additionally Cabinet Minister of Assam.9 He was one of the unmistakable Muslim pioneers of eastern India to help Hindu-Muslim solidarity, restricting the parcel of India on public lines.He proceeded as a bureau serve in Bishnuram Medhi's bureau until the point that 1957. His last decision was in 1967 when at 77 years old, Mazumdar achieved Assam Assembly successful. He at that point turned into the Minister for Law, Social Welfare and Political Sufferers in Bimala Prasad Chaliha's bureau. As a law serve, he started the partition of official and legal at the locale level. Amid the Bangladesh's war of freedom in 1970-71, he was accountable for alleviation and-restoration of the a great many outcasts who fled the then East Pakistan. He surrendered from dynamic legislative issues in 1971.