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Mia Golam Parwar sworn in as new Jamaat secy gen

  • Published at 10:56 pm December 26th, 2019
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Professor Mia Golam Parwar Dhaka Tribune

He has been involved with Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat, since its establishment

Professor Mia Golam Parwar, who was a Nayeb-e-Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, has formally been handed over the responsibility of new secretary general of the party.

Jamaat's Ameer Dr Shafiqur Rahman administered an oath to Mia Golam Parwar on Thursday, handing him duties from 2020-2022, the party's publicity wing said in a statement on Thursday.

Mia Golam Parwar, a former lawmaker from Khulna-5 constituency during eighth general elections held in 2001, is involved with politics since his student life.

He joined Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JaSaD) Chhatra League in 1974 and got involved into Islami ideological student politics in 1977. He has been involved with Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat, since its establishment.

Mia Golam Parwar was a journalist from Khulna and also served as a lecturer at Khulna Islamia College for two years.

He joined in Jamaat upon completion of his studies, the statement added.

The new secretary general served as an Ameer of Khulna city Jamaat from 1966 to 2011 and an assistant secretary general of Jamaat central committee from April 2012 to November 2016.

Since November 2016, he served as central Nayeeb e Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami.