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Muhammad Ibrahim (justice)

Muhammad Ibrahim (known as Justice M Ibrahim; September 1894 – October 13, 1966) was a Bengali judge and academic. He served as the 8th Vice-chancellor of the University of Dhaka during 1956–1958.[1]

Muhammad Ibrahim
Born September 1894
Shaildubi village, Sadarpur Upazila, Faridpur District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died October 13, 1966(1966-10-13) (aged 71–72)
Alma mater Dhaka College
Children Sufia Ahmed

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Early life and educationEdit

Ibrahim was born in September 1894 in Shaildubi village of Sadarpur Upazila in Faridpur District to Ghiyasuddin Ahmed.[2] Ibrahim passed matriculation exam from Barisal Zilla School and intermediate exam from Dhaka College in 1916 and 1918 respectively. He completed his bachelor's in English literature. He then studied Law under the persuasion of Nares Chandra Sen-Gupta.[3] He earned a Law degree in 1921.[2]

CareerEdit

Ibrahim practiced law at Faridpur during 1922–1923, and joined the Dhaka District Bar in 1924. He also served as a part-time teacher at the University of Dhaka from 1924 until 1943. He became a Public Prosecutor in the Dhaka District Court in 1939.[2] He was appointed an Additional District and Sessions Judge in 1943. In 1950, He was elevated to Dhaka High Court Bench. He retired as a High Court Judge in 1956.[2]

He served as the Chairman of the Election Tribunal and later served as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dhaka from November 1956 until October 1958.[2]

He was appointed the Minister of Law by Pakistani President Ayub Khan and served the position during 1958–1962.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Ibrahim was married to Lutfuennessa Ibrahim. Together they had a daughter Sufia Ahmed, a National Professor of Bangladesh.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Head of Office: Professor Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddique - Designation: Vice Chancellor". University of Dhaka. Retrieved June 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Ibrahim, Justice Muhammad". In Islam, Sirajul; Ahmed, Sufia. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ a b Shawkat Hussain (October 13, 2003). "Lest we forget Justice M Ibrahim and his sterling qualities". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ "জাতীয় অধ্যাপক সুফিয়া আহমেদঃ অন্যতম ভাষা সৈনিক". Biplobider Kotha. February 7, 2010. Archived from the original on September 3, 2014. Retrieved June 18, 2016.