Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh
Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh (born 19 November 1971) is a Bangladeshi politician and current Mayor of South Dhaka. He previously served as a Member of the Jatiya Sangsad for Dhaka-10 and Dhaka-12 from the Bangladesh Awami League.
The Honourable Mayor
Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh
শেখ ফজলে নূর তাপস
|2nd Mayor of South Dhaka|
|Assumed office |
16 May 2020
|Prime Minister||Sheikh Hasina|
|Preceded by||Sayeed Khokon|
|Member of Parliament|
29 January 2014 – 31 January 2020
|Preceded by||A.K.M. Rahmatullah|
|Succeeded by||Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin|
25 January 2009 – 24 January 2014
|Preceded by||Dewan Md. Salauddin|
|Succeeded by||Asaduzzaman Khan|
|Born||19 November 1971|
Dhaka, East Pakistan
|Political party||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Father||Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani|
Taposh was born to Awami League leader Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani and Arzu Moni. His parents were both assassinated on 15 August 1975 in a military coup that also killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other members of his family. Taposh and his elder brother survived.
Taposh vehicle came under bomb attack on 21 October 2009. There was property damage and 13 people were injured in the attack.
In 2015 there was a bomb attack on his rally.
In 2018 election he has been elected as member of parliament for consecutive third time.
In 2020, he won the Dhaka Mayoral Election and became the mayor of Dhaka South.
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