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Biswas, Abdul Rahman (also Abdur Rahman Biswas)

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Bangladeshi
Categories: Politician


1926 - Born on the 1st of September in Shaistabad of Barisal District, Southern Bangladesh.

         - Finished BA & MA degree in History as well as LLB from the University of Dhaka.

1958 - For his contribution to cooperative movement and various socio-economic activities he got formal recognition by the government as a 'veteram social worker'.

1962 - Biswas was elected member of the East Pakistan Legislative Assembly.

1965 - He worked as Parliamentary Secretary of East Pakistan.

1967 - Abdur Rahman Biswas participated in the 22nd session of the UN General Assembly.

1974 - He was elected President of the Barisal Bar Association.

1977 - He was also elected Chairman of Barisal Municipality.

1979 - Was elected member of Parliament.

         - He served as jute minister with President ziaur rahman and as health minister with President justice abdus sattar.

1991 - Abdur Rahman Biswas was elected member of parliament in February.

         - Served as President of Bangladesh.

         - While he was President during the period of the caretaker government of Bangladesh, there was a serious army unrest, which he firmly dealt with.

1996 - Biswas completed his full term as president on 8th of October.


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