Dr. M Osman Faruk
Dr. M Osman Faruk

General Information
Former Minister
Teaching, Politics

Full Name: Dr. Muhammad Osman Faruk

Affiliation: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)

Current Position: Chairperson's Adviser

Date of Birth: July 18, 1940

Place of Birth: Bangladesh

Home District: Mymensingh

Constituency: 168, Kishoreganj-4

Term: First (8th-2001)

Nationality: Bangladeshi


Dr. Muhammad Osman Faruk (born 18 July 1940) is a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician, former Education Minister and former Member of Parliament represented Kishoreganj-4 constituency. He was a teacher of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. In 2001, he was elected as the winning Member of Parliament from Kishoreganj-4 Constituency in the 8th National Parliament Election.

Faruk’s ancestral home is Bairatiapara village of Gujadia Union of Karimganj Upazila of Kishoreganj District. He Father was an educator and scientist Muhammad Osman Gani who was the Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University and Agricultural University. His mother was Shamsun Nahar Gani. Faruk matriculated from St. Gregory's School in 1956 and passed Intermediate from Dhaka College in 1958. Later he joined the University of Dhaka and obtained a bachelor's degree in economics in 1961 and a master's degree in 1962.

In 1963, Faruk participated in the USAID Fellowship Program, a civilian foreign aid agency under the US government. In 1964, he received his MS degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Texas, USA. In 1970, he earned a doctorate in agricultural economics from Cornell University and joined Bangladesh Agricultural University as an Associate Professor in the same year in the Department of Co-operation and Marketing.

Faruk joined Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in 2001. He participated in the 8th National parliamentary Elections and was elected Member of Parliament from Kishoreganj-4 Constituency for BNP in 2001. In that parliamentary election, Khaleda Zia was appointed him as the Minister of Education in the cabinet of the government. He is the advisor of the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia.

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