Nazmul Huda
Nazmul Huda

General Information
Former Minister
Politics, Lawyer

Full Name: Barrister Nazmul Huda

Affiliation: Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA)

Current Position: Chairman

Date of Birth: January 06, 1943

Place of Birth: Bangladesh

Home District: Dhaka

Constituency: 174, Dhaka-1

Term: Fourth (5th-1991, 6th-1996 February, 7th-1996, 8th-2001)

Nationality: Bangladeshi

Profile:

Nazmul Huda (born 6 January 1943) is a Bangladeshi barrister, politician and a former Member of Parliament from Dhaka-1 constituency. He served as the minister of information (1991–1996) and the minister of communications (2001–2006) of the government of Bangladesh. He was a 4-term Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Dhaka-1 constituency. He was as a member of Bangladesh Nationalist Party since its inception until 2012 when he left the party as its Vice Chairman.  

Huda started his political career with Jagodal, a party founded by former President Ziaur Rahman in 1977. He became the founding member of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). He resigned from BNP as a vice chairman in June 2012. Two months later he formed his own party Bangladesh Nationalist Front (BNF). He was ousted by the party leader S M Abul Kalam Azad after a few months. He formed Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) in May 2014 and Bangladesh Manabadhikar Party (BMP) in November the same year. In November 2015, he formed his fifth political party named Trinamool BNP.

Huda, as the head of an alliance of 31 parties, joined the Awami League-led 14-party combine in January 2016.

Huda was defeated as in the 2018 Bangladeshi general election as a Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) party candidate from the Dhaka-17 constituency.

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