Syed Mohsin Ali

Syed Mohsin Ali (12 December 1948 – 14 September 2015) was a Bangladeshi politician. He served as the Member of Parliament from Moulvibazar-3 and the Social Welfare Minister of the Government of Bangladesh.[1] He was given Independence Day Award in 2017 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2]

Syed Mohsin Ali
সৈয়দ মহসিন আলী
Minister of Social Welfare
In office
12 January 2014 – 14 September 2015
Preceded byEnamul Huq Mustafa Shahid
Succeeded byNuruzzaman Ahmed
Member of Parliament for (Moulvibazar-3)
In office
2008 – 14 September 2015
Preceded byNaser Rahman
Succeeded bySyeda Saira Mohsin
President Moulvibazar District Awami League
In office
Preceded byAzizur Rahman
Succeeded byMd. Abdus Shahid
Personal details
Born(1948-12-12)12 December 1948
Died14 September 2015(2015-09-14) (aged 66)
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
Spouse(s)Syeda Saira Mohsin
AwardsIndependence Day Award (2017)

Early lifeEdit

Ali began his education in Kolkata. He passed Junior Cambridge and Senior Cambridge from St. Xavier's College. Then he studied in Bengali medium for some days in Bangladesh. Then again he completed diploma in management from Kolkata.[3]


Ali started his politics as a Bangladesh Chhatra League activist. He served as the president of the Moulvibazar unit of Awami League during 1998–2005. He was elected as the municipality's chairman three times.[1] He fought the Liberation War as a commander of the Mukti Bahini under General MAG Osmani and was a member of the central committee of Sector Commanders Forum.[4] He was a member of the National Freedom Fighters' Council and a central committee member of the Sector Commanders' Forum.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Ali was married to Syeda Saira Mohsin, also a Member of Parliament.[5]


Ali died on 12 January 2015 in Singapore.[1] He is buried next to his parents in the graveyard next to Dargah-e-Shah Mustafa.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali dies in Singapore". 14 September 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Independence Award 2017 announced". 17 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Minister Mohsin Ali passes away". The New Nation. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali dies in Singapore". Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Mohsin's wife gets AL ticket for Moulvibazar-3 by-polls". The Daily Star. 9 November 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Mohsin Ali laid to rest". The Daily Star. 17 September 2015.