Shahed Ali Patwary

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Shahed Ali Patwary (Bengali শহীদ আলী পাটোয়ারী; 1899-1958) was a lawyer and prominent politician. He was elected as member of East Pakistan Provincial Assembly. In 1955 he was elected as Deputy Speaker. On 23 September 1958 he was injured in a fight in the assembly and died two days later.[1]

Shahed Ali started his political career in 1929 when he joined the Krishak Praja Party headed by Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq.[2]

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  1. ^ Rafiq Zakaria Indian Muslims: Where Have They Gone Wrong? 2004 - Page 150 "The Assembly reconvened, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Speaker, Shahid Ali. But as soon as it ... And the Deputy Speaker who tried to control the situation was hit badly and he succumbed to his injuries and passed away. "
  2. ^ Arabia: the Islamic world review - Issues 50-61 -1985 Page 28 "The historical Jagannath Hall was the venue of the first East Pakistan Legislative Assembly meeting. It was in this hall that the presiding deputy speaker Shahed Ali Patwary was killed in September 1958."