Sayeed Khokon

Sayeed Khokon is a Bangladeshi businessman, politician who's served as mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation from 2015 to 2020.[1] His father was Dhaka city's first mayor Mohammad Hanif.[2]

Sayeed Khokon
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Khokon at Digital World 2016
1st Mayor of South Dhaka
In office
7 May 2015 – 7 May 2020
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
Succeeded bySheikh Fazle Noor Taposh
Personal details
Born (1970-06-19) June 19, 1970 (age 51)
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyAwami League
FatherMohammad Hanif
ResidenceDhaka
Alma materDhaka City College
OccupationBusinessman, politician
Known forMayor of Dhaka city
Websitewww.sayeedkhokon.com

Mayor electionEdit

He won in the first Dhaka South City Corporation election on 29 April 2015.

ControversyEdit

A case was filed against Sayeed Khokon and several other for allegedly embezzeling 350m BDT.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Awami League-backed Sayeed Khokon emulates father, wins Dhaka South City mayor election". bdnews24.com. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  2. ^ "SAYEED KHOKON - Origin Story". sayeedkhokon.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  3. ^ Correspondent, Court; bdnews24.com. "Tk 350m embezzlement charges loom over ex-mayor Sayeed Khokon". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  4. ^ "Traders file 35C embezzlement case against ex-DSCC mayor Sayeed Khokon, 6 others". Dhaka Tribune. 2020-12-29. Retrieved 2020-12-29.