Tasmima Hossain

Tasmima Hossain (born 1951)[1] is a Jatiya Party politician and a former Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Pirojpur-2 constituency.

Tasmima Rahin
Member of Parliament
for Pirojpur-2
In office
September 1996 – 13 July 2001
Preceded byAnwar Hossain Manju
Succeeded byAnwar Hossain Manju
Personal details
Dhaka, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Political partyJatiya Party (Manju)
Spouse(s)Anwar Hossain Manju

Early lifeEdit

Hossain was born in 1951 in Dhaka, East Bengal, Pakistan.[1] She is originally from Gendaria.


Hossain was elected to Parliament in 1996 from Pirojpur-2 as a Jatiya Party candidate. In 1988, she was made the editor of Anannya magazine. He was a founding member of Breaking the Silence, a non profit, ans its chairperson for a number of years. In 2014, she became the Deputy Editor of The Daily Ittefaq. On 4 July 2018, she was made the Editor of The Daily Ittefaq.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Hossain is married to Anwar Hossain Manju, the publisher of The Daily Ittefaq.[2] Hossain's youngest daughter, Anushay Hossain, is a journalist and political analyst based in the United States[3].[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c "Tasmima Hossain becomes Daily Ittefaq editor". The Daily Ittefaq. 4 July 2018. Archived from the original on 5 January 2019. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Manju sacked as Ittefaq publisher". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ "ABOUT". Anushay's Point. 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2021-05-03.