Golam Dastagir Gazi

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Golam Dastagir Gazi
গোলাম দস্তগীর গাজী
Minister of Textiles and Jute
In office
7 January 2019 – 11 January 2024
Preceded byEmaz Uddin Pramanik
Succeeded byJahangir Kabir Nanak
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
25 January 2009
Preceded byAbdul Matin Chowdhury
Personal details
Born (1948-09-14) 14 September 1948 (age 75)
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
SpouseHasina Gazi
  • Golam Kibria Gazi (father)
  • Shamsunnesa Begum (mother)
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka

Golam Dastagir Gazi (born 14 August 1948)[1] is a Bangladeshi industrialist and a politician of the Bangladesh Awami League party. He is the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Narayanganj-1 constituency.[2] In January 2019, he was selected as the Minister of Textiles and Jute.[3]

Gazi is the chairman of Gazi TV[4] and the Chairman of Gazi Group. He is a former director of Bangladesh Cricket Board.[4]

Gazi is a recipient of Bir Protik, the fourth-highest gallantry award in Bangladesh.[5] In the liberation war he was a member of the guerilla group Crack Platoon.[6] In 2020, he was awarded Independence Day Award by the Government of Bangladesh.[7]

Early life and education[edit]

Gazi was born to Golam Kibria Gazi and Shamsunnesa Begum.[8] Gazi graduated from the University of Dhaka in 1968.[9]


In 1977, Gazi was elected as a commissioner in the first election of the Dhaka City Corporation from his electoral areas — Kakrail, Sidheshwari, Malibag, Eskaton and Mogbazar.[9] Gazi started his manufacturing industries in plastic and rubber sector in 1974.[9]

Gazi is a former president of Bangladesh-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Gazi is married to Hasina Gazi (b. 1955), a former mayor of Tarabo Municipality, Narayanganj.[11][12] The couple is blessed with 2 sons.[13]



  1. ^ "Constituency 204_11th_En". Bangladesh Parliament. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  2. ^ Golam Dastagir Gazi. "Constituency 204_10th_En". Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  3. ^ "47-member new cabinet announced". The Daily Star. 6 January 2019.
  4. ^ a b "BCB sells worldwide media rights for $20.02 million". Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Larger number of taxpayers going to get tax cards". The Financial Express. Dhaka. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  6. ^ "The silent warrior". The Daily Star. 11 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Govt. issues revised list of Independence Award 2020 recipients". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 2020-03-12. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  8. ^ তোমাদের এ ঋণ শোধ হবে না. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  9. ^ a b c "Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi – Gazi Group". Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  10. ^ "BCCCI chief: Investment to take centre stage in talks". Dhaka Tribune. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Gazi Golam Murtoza elected Jamuna Bank Chairman". The New Nation. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  12. ^ "Mrs. Hasina Gazi – Gazi Group". Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  13. ^ গোলাম দস্তগীর গাজী, বীর প্রতীক. চিরন্তন ১৯৭১ | প্রথম আলো (in Bengali). 4 July 2021. Retrieved 2022-08-03.