A. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury

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AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury
একিউএম বদরুদ্দোজা চৌধুরী
13th President of Bangladesh
In office
14 November 2001 – 21 June 2002
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Preceded byShahabuddin Ahmed
Succeeded byMuhammad Jamiruddin Sarkar (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1932-11-01) 1 November 1932 (age 86)
Munsif Bari, Comilla, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now in Bangladesh)[1]
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party (1978–2002)
Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (2004–present)
Other political
affiliations
Four Party Alliance (2001–2003)
Spouse(s)Hasina Warda Chowdhury
ChildrenMahi B. Chowdhury
Alma materDhaka Medical College
AwardsIndependence Day Award (1993)

Abul Qasim Muhammad Badruddoza Chowdhury (born 1 November 1932) was the 13th President of Bangladesh, serving from 14 November 2001 until his resignation on 21 June 2002.[1] He was the founding secretary-general of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).[2]

He is also a known physician, and former cultural activist, an author, essayist, playwright, television presenter and an orator of distinction.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury". Banglapedia. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. Habib, Haroon. "The sacking of a President". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 September 2011.