Mafizuddin Ahmad

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Mafizuddin Ahmad was a Bengali politician and former government Minister of East Pakistan.[1]

Early life

Ahmad was on 1891 in Barashalghar village, Debidwar Upazila, Comilla District, Bengal Presidency, British Raj. In 1919, he graduated from University of Calcutta in English. He went to law school in Dhaka University. After graduation he started his law practice in Comilla bar. After meeting A. K. Fazlul Huq and Abdul kashem.[2]


Ahmad in 1933 joined the All India Muslim League. He was elected joint secretary of the Muslim league in Tripura District. He was elected to the Bengal Legislative assembly in 1938. He was made the parliamentary secretary for education. He was reelected to the Bengal legislative in 1946. He was awarded the tile Khan Bahadur.[2]

After the Partition of India and establishment of Pakistan, he became the minister of Relief, Rehabilitation, Registration and Prisons in East Pakistan. He was appointed to the Pakistan Planning Commission in 1954. He then served as the Minister for Education in East Pakistan from 1962 to 1965. He was awarded the Sitara-i-Quaid-e-Azam by the Pakistan Government.[2]


Ahmad died in 1979.[2]


  1. ^ Debates. Official Report. Pakistan Constituent Assembly (1947-1954). p. 122. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d Nawaz, Ali. "Ahmad, Mafizuddin". Banglapedia. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
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