Ahmad, Khundaqar Mushtaqi

Portrait
Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 78 years of age.

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.

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