Shah Moazzem Hossain

Shah Moazzem Hossain is a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and former Deputy Prime Minister of Bangladesh.[1] He was elected to Parliament from Rangpur-6 as a Jatiya Party candidate in a by-election in September 1991. He is known as SM Hossain.

Shah Moazzem Hossain
Deputy Prime Ministers of Bangladesh
Personal details
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party

CareerEdit

Hossain was active in student politics. He served as the whip of the 1972 Bangladesh Awami League government headed by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He was a minister in the cabinet of Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad.[2]

He was elected to Parliament from Rangpur-6 as a Jatiya Party candidate in a by-election in September 1991. The by-elections were called after Hussain Mohammad Ershad, who had won five seats including Rangpur-6, chose to resign and represent Rangpur-3.[3][4][5]

He joined Jatiya Party led by Hussain Mohammad Ershad but was removed from the party in 1992. He joined Bangladesh Nationalist Party afterwards.[6] He is the incumbent Vice-Chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shah Moazzem changes sides for BNP ticket". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "The politics of Shah Moazzem Hossain". Dhaka Courier. Retrieved 20 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.
  4. ^ Ahmed, Helal Uddin (2012). "Ershad, Lt. General Hussein M". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  5. ^ "List of 5th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Jatiya Party secretaries general in and out of power all the time". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "BNP chief Khaleda to meet 20-Party alliance leaders Monday". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 20 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)