Quazi Rosy

Quazi Rosy is a Bangladeshi poet and former member of the parliament. She was elected to parliament from reserved seats (Seat no. 41) for women after the 10th Bangladeshi parliamentary election held on 5 January 2014. She received Bangla Academy Literary Award in the year 2018 for her contribution in poetry.[1]

Quazi Rosy
কাজী রোজী
Member of Parliament
for Reserved women's seat-41
In office
20 March 2014 – 30 December 2018
Personal details
Born (1949-01-01) 1 January 1949 (age 72)
Satkhira
Political partyAwami League
Occupationpoet, politician
AwardsBangla Academy Literary Award (2018)

Early lifeEdit

Rosy was born on 1 January 1949 in Satkhira District of the then East Pakistan.[2] Her father was Quazi Shahidul Islam. She obtained her Bachelor and master's degree in Bangla Literature from the University of Dhaka. She started her career by joining in the government service and retired as an Officer from Press Information Department in 2007.

War crime witnessEdit

In 2013, Rosy testified as the 4th witness against the convicted war criminal and former Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Molla standing trial for charges of crimes against humanity at International Crimes Tribunal.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Afsan Chowdhury, three others win Bangla Academy Prize". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Constituency 341_10th_En". Bangladesh Parliament. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ বিচারের রায়ে সন্তুষ্ট নয় কোন পক্ষই (in Bengali). BBC. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  4. ^ কাদের মোল্লার নেতৃত্বে হত্যা করা হয় কবি মেহেরুন্নেসাকে. banglanews24.com. Retrieved 28 January 2019.