Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury Liton

Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury Liton (Bengali: নূর-ই-আলম চৌধুরী; born 1 June 1964) is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and Member of Parliament from Madaripur-1 and the Chief whip of Jatiya Sangsad.

Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury Liton
11th Chief Whip of the Bangladesh Parliament
Assumed office
30 January 2019 - Present
Parliament SpeakerShirin Sharmin Chaudhury
Preceded byA. S. M. Feroz
Member of Parliament
for Madaripur-1
Assumed office
Jun 1996 - Present
Preceded byAbul Khair Chowdhury
In office
Sep 1991 – Feb 1996
Preceded byIlias Ahmed Chowdhury
Succeeded byAbul Khair Chowdhury
Personal details
Born (1964-06-01) 1 June 1964 (age 56)
Madaripur
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
ParentsIlias Ahmed Chowdhury (father)
Sheikh Feroza Begum (mother)
RelativesSheikh-Wazed family

Early lifeEdit

Chowdhury was born on 1 June 1964. He completed HSC or Higher School Certificate Examination.[1] He is the grand-nephew of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.[2] Both his paternal and maternal grandmothers were sisters of Mujib. His parents, Ilias Ahmed Chowdhury and Sheikh Feroza Begum, are cousins of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.[3]

CareerEdit

Chowdhury was elected to Parliament in 2014 from Madaripur-1 as a Bangladesh Awami League Candidate.[4] He is the Whip of the Parliament. He is also a member of the parliamentary standing committee on Ministry of Housing and Public Works.[5] He was the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Shipping.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury Biography". Amarmp. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Hasina's relatives pile up assets in 5 years". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Madaripur 1 constituency: BNP attempts to win-over Awami League supporters". Dhaka Tribune. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury History". Amarmp. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Land conversion fees in the capital's posh areas frustrate owners, developers". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  6. ^ "PM opens Paira Bandar". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 7 October 2016.