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Fazal Ahmed

Fazal Ahmed
Member-elect of the Parliament of Myanmar from Maungdaw-2
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
Born1941
Basuba Village, Maungdaw, Arakan Division, British Burma
(now in Myanmar)
Political partyNational Democratic Party for Human Rights
ParentU Muhammed Kalu
Alma materLawyer

Fazal Ahmed (born 1941) is a Rohingya lawyer and former politician in Myanmar. He was a leader of the National Democratic Party for Human Rights (NDPHR). He was elected as Parliament of Myanmar MP during the 1990 Burmese general election.[1][2]

Early life

Ahmed was born in 1941 in the village of Basuba in Maungdaw Arakan Division, which was part of British Burma, at the time. His father's name was Mohammed Kalu. Ahmed attended the State High School of Maungdaw. After completing his high school education, he joined the Deputy Commissioner's Office in Maungdaw as a clerk in 1960. Over the years, he served in various offices in Maungdaw, Buthidaung, Kyauk Taw, Kaukpyu, Taungup, and Sittwe in Arakan State. Subsequently, Ahmed passed the higher-grade pleader (HGP) examination and began working as a private lawyer. He also had a stint working in the office of the Deputy Commissioner in Maungdaw.[3]

Political career

Ahmed was a member of the Central Executive Committee of the National Democratic Party for Human Rights [NDPHR]. Ahmed contested the 1990 general election from Maungdaw-2 constituency. He won the election with a mandate of 24,833 votes out of 58,230 votes.[3] He was one of the four NDPHR MPs in the Burmese parliament.

Detention

The Burmese military junta banned NDPHR in 1992. Ahmed was arrested and tortured.He was sentenced for five years.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Rohingyas reject the NVC process in Maungdaw - Kaladan Press Network". www.kaladanpress.org. Kaladan News.
  2. ^ "Arakan : News and Analysis of the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation, Arakan (Burma)" (PDF). Burmalibrary.org. September 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 12, 2022. Retrieved 24 February 2022.
  3. ^ a b "1990 Multi-Party Democracy General Elections and The Rohingyas' Enfranchisement - The Stateless Rohingya".
  4. ^ Impact International. News & Media. 1991. p. 9.
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