Sayed Ashraful Islam

Sayed Ashraful Islam

Full name: Sayed Ashraful Islam
Birthdate:
January 01, 1952
Birthplace:
Mymensingh, East Bengal
Education:
Mymensingh Zila School
Occupation:
Politician
Years active: 
1996-present
Spouse (s):
Sheila Thakur
Religion:
Islam
Zodiac sign:
Capricorn

Sayed Ashraful Islam is a well-known politician of Bangladesh who served as General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League. He is the Minister of Public Administration and Member of Parliament.  Islam also served as Minister of Local Government and Rural Development. He is also a freedom fighter of Bangladesh Liberation War. Now, Sayed is one of the senior leaders of Bangladesh ruling party.

Ashraful Islam Early Life:

Sayed Ashraful Islam was born on January 01, 1952, in Mymensingh, East Bengal (now Bangladesh). His father Syed Nazrul Islam was the acting president of Mujibnagar Government during the liberation war of Bangladesh in absence of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

He was involved with the student’s politics and became the General Secretary of Mymensingh District Chatra League and assistant publicity secretary of the Center Chatra League. He completed HSC from Mymensingh Zila School in 1973. Following the killing of his father in 1975 with other national heroes in the prison, he immigrated to the United Kingdom.

Ashraful Islam Career:

Sayed Ashraful Islam kicked off the political journey by joining to the student unit of Bangladesh Awami League. In the United Kingdom, he also involved with politics and formed Bangladesh Youth League. In 1996, he returned to Bangladesh and took part in the 7th notation election and became parliament member from Kishoreganj Sadar constituency.

Again in 2001, he elected Member of Parliament as well. He became the acting General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League following the arrest of Abdul Jalil during the caretaker government period in 2008.

He is a tested leader to the Bangladesh Awami League, frequently he proved his love towards the party by his activities.

Controversy:

Sayed Ashraful Islam is mooted despite political career for criticized high profile political and social figure. He largely criticized Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Islam called Nisha Desai Biswal, ‘a minister of two pennies’.

Personal Life:

Sayed Ashraful Islam tied a knot with Sheila Thakur. He is a happy father of a daughter.

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