This is a sociolinguistic paper which discuss about the importance of Language and Literature in Building of the Nation. Language and Literature play vital role in developing the Nation. Nation-Building is structuring or constructing national identity using the power of the state. Literature is one of the major contributory factors in the building of nation. Its roles are many and varied. Even Education is believed to be a tool for the promotion of peace, integration & unity. Therefore the author propounds that language education can be used as a roadmap to national development and democratic greatness. Literature warns people of danger, and instructs by opening people’s eyes to a wide range of experiences and a deeper understanding of these experiences.