, also spelled Mahbub-ul, (1898-1981), was a renowned Bengali author
. He was born in Fatehabad
, in Chittagong District
During the First World War
, he joined the Bangali Paltan
, the Bengali Platoon. He went to Mesopotamia
and fought. When the Bangali Paltan was broken, he took a job in a department of government.
In Bangla prose, Mahbubul Alam is a writer of fiction and historian. His literary works were included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level Bengali Literature
Short story collections
- Paltan Jiboner Sriti
- Gof Sandesh
- President Puroshkar 
- Golpo Songroho (Collected Stories), the national text book of B.A. (pass and subsidiary) course of Bangladesh, published by University of Dhaka in 1979 (reprint in 1986).
- Bangla Sahitya (Bengali Literature), the national text book of intermediate (college) level of Bangladesh published in 1996 by all educational boards.