Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu

Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Member of Parliament from Barguna-1.

Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu
Member of Parliament
for Barguna-1
Assumed office
2008
Preceded byDelwar Hossain
Deputy Minister for Food
In office
1 January 1998[1] – 2001
Deputy Minister for Shipping
In office
23 June 1996 – 31 December 1997
Preceded byABM Zahidul Haq
Succeeded bySaber Hossain Chowdhury
Personal details
Political partyBangladesh Awami League

CareerEdit

Shambhu was elected to parliament from Barguna-1 as Bangladesh Awami League candidate in 2014, 2008, 1996, and 1991.[2] In May 2018, he sued Emdadul Haque Milon, the editor of Kaler Kantho, after the newspaper published a report on corruption by Shambhu and his son, Sunam Debnath.[3] He served as the deputy minister in an Awami League government. The Prothom Alo reported that he was involved with the theft of Test Relief and Food For Work.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "6 new ministers take oath, 2 promoted". The Daily Star. 1998-01-01. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  2. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics". Amarmp. Retrieved 12 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Kaler Kantho editor sued for defamation". The Daily Star. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Shambhu does nothing without money". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 12 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)