2007 in Bangladesh

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2007
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Bangladesh
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See also: Other events of 2007
List of years in Bangladesh

Events from the year 2007 in Bangladesh.

Incumbents

Events

January

  • 11 January - President Iajuddin Ahmed declares a state of emergency.
  • 12 January - Fakhruddin Ahmed takes oath as the Chief Adviser of the caretaker government.

February

  • 22 February - Muhammad Yunus, a noble prize winner, announces the formation of a new political party.[1]

March

  • 7 March - Tareq Rahman, older son of Zia and Senior Joint Secretary-General of BNP is arrested on corruption charges.
  • 30 March - Leaders of terrorist group JMJB are executed.

April

  • 16 April - Arafat Rahman Coco, younger son of Zia is arrested on charge of money laundering.

July

  • 16 July - Former Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is arrested on corruption charges.[2]

September

  • 3 September - Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia arrested on corruption charge.

November

  • 15 November - Cyclone Sidr hits the coast, causing the death of around 3,447 people.

December

See also

References

  1. ^ Nobel winner starts political party to tackle corruption in Bangladesh
  2. ^ Former Bangladesh PM arrested in corruption crackdown
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