Syed Shahidul Huque Jamal

Jamal was elected to parliament from Bakerganj Cum Pirojpur as a Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate in 2001. He served as the whip of the parliament.

Syed Shahidul Haque Jamal
Member of Parliament
for Bakerganj Cum Pirojpur
In office
27 February 1991 – 15 February 1996
Preceded byManirul Islam
Succeeded bySeats abolished
Member of Parliament
for Barisal Cum Pirojpur
In office
15 February 1996 – 12 June 1996
Preceded bySeats start
Succeeded byA. K. Faezul Huq
In office
1 October 2001 – 29 October 2006
Preceded byA. K. Faezul Huq
Succeeded bySeats abolished
Personal details
Bornc. 1944
Died (aged 76)
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party

Syed Shahidul Haque Jamal, son of late Syed Bazlul Haque and late Mst. Halima Khatun, was born to a renowned Muslim family in Barisal. He was the 9th generation offspring of Hazrat Syed Ahmed Fakir (R.U.)-1695, alongside three brothers and two sisters. He started his business in the mid-60s. Along with taking part in numerous businesses including maritime transport and trading, he was also involved in the glass industry, crock industry, cold storage, textile industry, and was a founder member of Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited. He has done many charitable and social work in his lifetime. He has built many schools, colleges, mosques and madrasas.

Career

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Jamal was elected to parliament from Bakerganj Cum Pirojpur as a Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate in 2001. He served as the whip of the parliament.[1][2]

He was the

Founder member of BNP

Former elected Vice-Chairman of Bangladesh Red Cross Society (1984-1986)

Former Member of Bangladesh Parliament (1991, 1996 & 2001)

Former Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (1991-1996)

Former Advisor to the President of World Red Cross & Red Crescent Society (1993-1997)

Former Whip, Bangladesh Parliament (2002- 2006)

Former Divisional Minister of Bangladesh (2003-2006)

Former Advisor to the Chairperson of BNP

He took his last breath at 9:17 am on 18 March 2020, in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He has left behind his wife, three sons, one daughter, one son-in-law, two daughters-in-law, four grandsons five granddaughters, many relatives and well wishers.

Death

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Jamal died on 18 March 2020 in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.[3]

References

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  1. ^ "List of 8th Parliament Members" (PDF). parliament.gov.bd. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Ex-BNP whip Jamal possesses several luxury houses, Tk 100crore factory". The Daily Star. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Ex-whip Shahidul Haque Jamal dies". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2020-05-08.