Ahmed Ali (Bangladeshi politician)

Ahmed Ali (1 March 1932 – 11 January 2020) was a Bangladeshi politician and lawyer belonging to Bangladesh Awami League. He was elected as a member of the East Pakistan Provincial Assembly from Comilla-5. Later, he was appointed as a member of the Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh. He took part in the Language Movement. He was an organizer of the Liberation War of Bangladesh too.

Ahmed Ali
Born(1932-03-01)1 March 1932
Died11 January 2020(2020-01-11) (aged 87)
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
OccupationLawyer, politician
Political partyBangladesh Awami League

BiographyEdit

Ali was born on 1 March 1932 in Nabinagar, Brahmanbaria.[1] He took part in the Language Movement.[2] He completed graduation in law from the University of Dhaka.[3]

Ali was the founding president of the Comilla District unit of Chhatra League.[4] He took part in every movement against the Government of Pakistan from 1952 to 1971.[5] He was elected as a member of the East Pakistan Provincial Assembly from Comilla-5 in 1970.[6] Later, he was appointed as a member of the Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh.[4] He was the first administrator of Comilla after the Liberation of Bangladesh.[7]

Ali was an organizer of the Liberation War of Bangladesh.[5] He hoisted the Flag of Bangladesh at Comilla Town Hall on 8 December 1971 after Comilla was clinched from the Pakistan Army.[1]

Ali was the vice chairman of the Supreme Court Bar Council.[5] He also wrote some books.[3]

Ali died of prostate cancer in Apollo Hospital, Dhaka on 11 January 2020 at the age of 87.[8][9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "নিজের উঠানে কুমিল্লা মুক্ত দিবসের পতাকা উত্তোলন করলেন অ্যাড. আহমেদ আলী". Bangladesh Pratidin (in Bengali). 8 December 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ "ভাষাসৈনিক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Ekushey Television (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b "অনেক মার খেয়ে প্রতিষ্ঠিত এ দল". Bangladesh Pratidin (in Bengali). 23 June 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b "ভাষা সৈনিক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Amader Shomoy (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  5. ^ a b c "ভাষা সৈনিক ও মুক্তিযুদ্ধের সংগঠক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  6. ^ "ভাষাসৈনিক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Jugantor (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  7. ^ "ভাষা সৈনিক এ্যাড. আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Jamuna Television (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  8. ^ "ভাষাসৈনিক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Somoy TV (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  9. ^ "ভাষাসৈনিক আহমেদ আলী আর নেই". Jagonews24.com (in Bengali). 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Language hero Ahmed Ali passes away". Daily Sun. 11 January 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2020.