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Ahmad, Khundaqar Mushtaqi

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1996 AD
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Categories: Presidents

1918 – Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad was born in the village of Daspara in Daudkandi Upazila of Comilla District.

1942 – Completed the Law degree in the University of Dhaka and joined the politics.

1954 – Ahmad was elected a member of the East Pakistan Provincial Assembly as a candidate of the United Front and been jailed with the other Bengali leaders.

1955 – Ahmad was released and elected as a chief whip of the United Front parliamentary party.

1958 – Arrested by the regime of Ayub Khan.

1966 – Ahmad was jailed again during the 6 Point Movement.

1970 – Elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.

1975 – Ahmad was given a charge of the ministry of commerce and served as the president of Bangladesh from August 15 until November 6, 1975.

1978 – Ahmad was imprisoned by the Mosharraf regime and later by th regime of Ziaur Rahman.

1996 – Died in Dhaka on March 5, 1996.