Jafrul Islam Chowdhury

Jafrul Islam Chowdhury (born 14 October 1950)[1] is a Bangladeshi politician of Bangladesh Nationalist Party and a 4-term Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Chittagong-15 constituency.[2] He served as the state minister for forest and environment ministry in the Second Khaleda Cabinet.[3]

Jafrul Islam Chowdhury
জাফরুল ইসলাম চৌধুরী
State Minister of Environment and Forest
In office
10 October 2001 – 29 October 2006
Member of Parliament
for Chittagong-15
In office
19 March 1996 – 20 November 2013
Preceded bySultanul Kabir Chowdhury
Succeeded byAbu Reza Muhammad Nezamuddin
Personal details
Born (1950-10-14) 14 October 1950 (age 70)
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party

Early lifeEdit

Chowdhury was born on 14 October 1950. He completed his undergraduate in commerce.[1]


Chowdhury served as a state minister for environment and forest in the Second Khaleda Cabinet.[4] He was nominated from Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Chittagong-15 for the 2008 Bangladeshi general election.[5] In June 2009, he made the Joint Convenor of Bangladesh Nationalist Party unit of Chittagong South.[6] In 2010, he served as the Chittagong south district President of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.[7] He was the only member of parliament from Bangladesh Nationalist Party in the Bangladesh-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Group.[8] His cousin, Aminur Rahman Chowdhury, was charged with involved in the murder of 11 members of a Hindu family in the Banshkhali carnage case.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Constituency 292". Bangladesh Parliament. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  2. ^ "CUJ programmes to implement wage board". The Daily Star. 6 June 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh in India elephant plea". BBC News. 11 August 2004. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  4. ^ "'World environment affected for unplanned dev of rich countries'". The Daily Star. BSS. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  5. ^ "15 BNP candidates in Ctg, one for alliance". The Daily Star. 30 November 2008. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  6. ^ "BNP announces names of conveners, jt conveners". The Daily Star. 10 June 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Country has plunged into disastrous situation". The Daily Star. 31 March 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  8. ^ "10 MPs to visit Japan to meet Jica high-ups". The Daily Star. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  9. ^ "8 more charged with burning 11 to death". The Daily Star. 2011-09-13. Retrieved 2021-04-09.