Khandaker Delwar Hossain

Khondkar Delwar Hossain (1 February 1933 – 16 March 2011) was a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician.[1] He served as the secretary general of the party.[2] He was elected five times as a Member of Parliament from constituency Manikganj-1 (Ghior-Doulatpur).[2]

Khondkar Delwar Hossain
Khandaker Delwar Hossain.jpg
General Secretary of Bangladesh Nationalist Party
In office
3 September 2007 – 16 March 2011
Preceded byAbdul Mannan Bhuiyan
Succeeded byMirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir
Member of Parliament
for Manikganj-1
In office
1991–2006
Preceded byMohammad Siddiqur Rahman
Succeeded byABM Anowarul Haque
Personal details
Born(1933-02-01)1 February 1933
Manikganj District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died16 March 2011(2011-03-16) (aged 78)
Singapore City, Singapore
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
OccupationPolitician
AwardsEkushey Padak (2005)

Delwar was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2005 by the government of Bangladesh.[3][1]

Early life and careerEdit

Delwar was born in Manikganj in 1933. He obtained his law degree from the University of Dhaka in 1955 and was considered to be an excellent law student. He started his political career through the Bengali Language Movement in 1952. He also contested the 1954 elections from the Jukta Front.[2] In the 1970 Pakistani general election he stood as a nominee of the National Awami Party faction led by Muzaffar Ahmed (NAP (M)).[4]

Hossain died on 16 March 2011 at the age of 78 in a hospital in Singapore City.[2][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Hossain, Khondakar Delwar". Banglapedia. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Delwar passes away". The Daily Star. 17 March 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  3. ^ "14 to get Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 18 February 2005. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  4. ^ Chakravarty, S. R. (1988). Bangladesh, the Nineteen Seventy-nine Elections. New Delhi: South Asian Publishers. p. 122. ISBN 81-7003-088-9. Khandakar Delwar Hossain BNP Contested as NAP (M) candidate in 1970 election.