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Ayesha Ferdaus

Ayesha Ferdaus is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and Member of Parliament from Noakhali-6.

Biography

Ayesha Ferdaus completed her education upto undergraduate level. She is a businesswoman. She competed as an Independent candidate in the 2009 Bangladesh General Election. She lost to Mohammad Fazlul Azim, another independent candidate. She challenged his victory in the Bangladesh High Court in 2011.[1][2] She was nominated from Noakhali-6 constituency which falls into the Hatiya Upazila of Noakhali District in 2014 Bangladesh General Election as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League.[3] She was nominated after her husband, Mohammad Ali, was declared by the Bangladesh Election Commission returning officer as being unfit for office and as a result could not be nominated.[4]

In 2017, Ayesha Ferdaus was helping the government of Bangladesh relocate the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh to Thengar Char, Noakhali District. According to her, the government will build the required facilities and services to house the Rohingyas in the Island.[5] She is a member of The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Social Welfare.[6]

Personal life

Her husband, Mohammad Ali, is a former Member of Parliament. A case was filled against her husband after Jubo League leader Riaz Uddin was killed in Awami League fractional classes on 30 August 2017.[7]

References

  1. ^ "SC stays HC order against MP Azim". The Daily Star. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "SC stays HC order against MP Azim". The Daily Star. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Election Result 2014 Ayesha Ferdous Noakhali-6". election.dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Women aspirants for JS seats reach new high". The Daily Star. 26 December 2008. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "Bhashan Char being prepared for rehabilitation of the Rohingya". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  6. ^ "JS body for increasing allocation for social safety net". JS body for increasing allocation for social safety net. The Independent. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  7. ^ "4 'bullet-hit' in Noakhali AL infighting". The Daily Star. 6 September 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.