Khandaker Delwar Hossain
Khondkar Delwar Hossain (1 February 1933 – 16 March 2011) was a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician. He served as the secretary general of the party. He was elected five times as a Member of Parliament from constituency Manikganj-1 (Ghior-Doulatpur).
Khondkar Delwar Hossain
|General Secretary of Bangladesh Nationalist Party|
3 September 2007 – 16 March 2011
|Preceded by||Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan|
|Succeeded by||Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||Mohammad Siddiqur Rahman|
|Succeeded by||ABM Anowarul Haque|
|Born||1 February 1933|
Manikganj District, Bengal Presidency, British India
|Died||16 March 2011 (aged 78)|
Singapore City, Singapore
|Political party||Bangladesh Nationalist Party|
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
|Awards||Ekushey Padak (2005)|
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. In the 1970 Pakistani general election he stood as a nominee of the National Awami Party faction led by Muzaffar Ahmed (NAP (M)).
- "Hossain, Khondakar Delwar". Banglapedia. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
- "Delwar passes away". The Daily Star. 17 March 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
- "14 to get Ekushey Padak". The Daily Star. 18 February 2005. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
- 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.