Leader of the House (Bangladesh)

The Leader of the House (Bengali: সংসদ নেতাSansada nētā) is responsible for managing and scheduling Government business in the Jatiya Sangsad. The office is always held by Prime Minister of Bangladesh. The Leader of the House and the Deputy Leader are elected by a majority of the members of the parliament. The duties of the Deputy Leader of the House is largely contingent, coming into play only when the Leader of the House is absent from the House or is on leave, when he or she is referred to as Acting Leader of the House. [1]

Leader of the House
সংসদ নেতা
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Incumbent
Sheikh Hasina

since 12 February 2009
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerJatiya Sangsad
Inaugural holderSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Formation7 April 1973
DeputySyeda Sajeda Chowdhury

List of Leaders of the HouseEdit

Political parties
No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Term of office Party
1 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(1920–1975)
  12 January 1972 25 January 1975 Bangladesh Awami League
2 Muhammad Mansur Ali
(1919–1975)
  25 January 1975 15 August 1975
(Deposed)
BAKSAL
3 Shah Azizur Rahman
(1925–1988)
  15 April 1979 24 March 1982
(Deposed)
Bangladesh Nationalist Party
4 Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury
(1928–2006)
  9 July 1986 27 March 1988 Jatiya Party
5 Moudud Ahmed
(1940–)
  27 March 1988 12 August 1989 Jatiya Party
6 Kazi Zafar Ahmed
(1939–2015)
  12 August 1989 6 December 1990 Jatiya Party
7 Khaleda Zia
(1945–)
  20 March 1991 30 March 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
8 Sheikh Hasina
(1947–)
  23 June 1996 15 July 2001 Bangladesh Awami League
(7) Khaleda Zia
(1945–)
  10 October 2001 29 October 2006 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
(8) Sheikh Hasina
(1947–)
  6 January 2009 Incumbent Bangladesh Awami League

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