Abdur Razzak (politician)

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Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak
Member of the Bangladesh Parliament
for Tangail-1 (Madhupur)
Personal details
Nationality Bangladeshi
Political party Bangladesh Awami League
Alma mater Bangladesh Agricultural University
Purdue University
Occupation Politician
Religion Muslim

Abdur Razzak (born 1 February 1950) is a Bangladeshi politician and Food Management Minister of Bangladesh (2009–present).[1]

Contribution in Liberation War 1971[edit]

In the 6 point, 11 point and anti-Ayub movement, Razzak took an essential part. He was a company commander in 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh. He is one of the freedom fighters in Tangail Zila.

Early life[edit]

He was born into a distinguished Muslim family in Musuddi village of Dhanbari Upazila, Tangail District. Late Jalal Uddin & Rezia Khatun are his parents. He has distinctively completed graduation with honors from Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in 1971 and also completed post graduation in 1972 from the same campus. From Purdue University, US, he achieved his Ph.D. in 1983. He is one among the very few experts on this land on 'Farming System Research' and 'Sustainable Rural Agricultural Development'. He has further studied in East Angelia University-UK & participated in several training programs at home and abroad. He started his career by joining 'Bangladesh Agricultural Development Council(BARC)' as a scientific officer and ended as the chief scientific officer in 2001.[citation needed]

Political career[edit]

Razzak started his political career in student life.[citation needed]


  • Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council (former director)
  • Bangladesh Agronomist Institution (secretary general) of in 1996–97

See also[edit]