Md Shahabuddin Chuppu 22nd president of Bangladesh

Md. Sahabuddin , a retired district judge and a former commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission has been elected to serve as the nation’s 22nd President on February 13, 2023. Sahabuddin was elected in compliance with Rule 12 of the Presidential Election Rules, 1991, Sub-Rule (6) of the Presidential Election Act of 1991, and the notification released by the Secretary of the Election Commission Secretariat, Md. Jahangir Alam.

Shahabuddin Chuppu Early Life & Career Background :

Md. Shahabuddin, a member of the Bangladesh Awami League’s Advisory Council and a lawyer by profession. In 1975, he obtained his LLB from Rajshahi University, where he also got his MSc. Prof. Dr. Rebecca Sultana, Md. Shahabuddin’s wife, previously served as the government’s joint secretary. They have a son. His address is House/Holding-88/1, Village/Street: Shivrampur, Pabna Municipality; his postal code is 6600; and his upazila and district are Pabna Sadar and Pabna, respectively.

Md. Shahabuddin was one of the founding members of Pabna district Chhatra League, the Awami League’s student branch, and was born there in 1949. He would later take over as leader of the division. He participated in the Liberation War while serving as convenor of the Swadhin Bangla Chhatra Sangram Parishad in Pabna in 1971. In 1974, he was elected president of the Pabna district Jubo League.

Following the violent assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975, he was put behind bars. Later, he was chosen to serve as the assassination of Bangabandhu case coordinator for the Law Ministry.

Md Shahabuddin declared elected 22nd president of Bangladesh
Md Shahabuddin, 22nd president of Bangladesh

He joined the BCS (Judicial) Department in 1982, and in 1995 he was elected to serve as the organization’s general secretary. Following the 2001 general election, he served as the chairman of the Judicial Inquiry Commission, which looked into killings, rapes, thefts, and other crimes committed by BNP-Jamaat leaders and activists. He retired in 2006 after serving as a District and Sessions Judge as well. From 2011 until 2016, he served as a commissioner at the Anti-Corruption Commission.

He was an election commissioner in the previous Bangladesh Awami League National Council. From March 2011 until March 2016, he served as an ACC commissioner. After the World Bank backtracked on its $1.2 billion loan for the Padma Bridge project, he was outspoken about allegations of corruption in the construction of the Padma Bridge.

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