Rashida Sultana Emily is a Bangladeshi retired District and Sessions judge and one of the four incumbent Election Commissioners of Bangladesh.[1][2]

Rashida Sultana Emily
Election Commissioner of Bangladesh
Assumed office
26 February 2022
PresidentAbdul Hamid
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
Personal details

Early life


Emily was born in Sirajganj District.[3]



Emily joined the judicial service of Bangladesh Civil Service in 1985.[3]

Emily retired in 2020 as the Rangpur District judge.[3] She had previously served in Gaibandha District.[3]

On 26 February 2022, Emily was appointed an Election Commissioner of Bangladesh.[4]


  1. ^ Report, Star Digital (2022-02-27). "New CEC, 4 election commissioners sworn in". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  2. ^ "Jatiya Party: New EC an AL-backed commission". www.dhakatribune.com. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  3. ^ a b c d "Kazi Habibul Awal, a law professor and former secretary, is the new chief of Election Commission". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  4. ^ "Kazi Habibul Awal named new CEC". The Financial Express. Retrieved 2022-02-28.