Kemaluddin Hossain

Kemaluddin Hossain (31 March 1923[1] – 21 August 2013) was a Bangladeshi jurist who served as the third Chief Justice of Bangladesh from 1 February 1978 until 11 April 1982.[2] He was a chairman of Bangladesh Law Commission.[3]

Kemaluddin Hossain
3rd Chief Justice of Bangladesh
In office
1 February 1978 – 11 April 1982
Preceded bySyed A. B. Mahmud Hossain
Succeeded byFazle Kaderi Mohammad Abdul Munim
Personal details
Born(1923-03-31)31 March 1923
Kolkata, India
Died21 August 2013(2013-08-21) (aged 90)
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Early life and careerEdit

Hossain was born on 31 March 1923 in Kolkata. He graduated from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata in 1945.[4] He completed his law degree from Calcutta University's Law college.[4] He passed the Chamber's examination from the Calcutta High Court and was awarded the Sir Rashbehary Ghosh Memorial medal.[4] He migrated to East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh) after the 1950 riot.[4] He died on 21 August 2013 at the age of 90.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1953, Hossain married Sultana Begum whose family had migrated from Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Justice Kemaluddin remembered". The Daily Star. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Justice Kemaluddin no more". The Daily Star. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Justice Kemaluddin Hossain". outlookindia.com. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Ex-CJ Kemaluddin passes away". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2016.