Janata Bank

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Janata Bank Limited
State/Government owned
Industry Banking
Founded Dhaka, Bangladesh
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Key people
Shaikh Md. Wahid-uz-Zaman[1] (Chairman)
Products Banking services
Consumer Banking
Corporate Banking
Investment Banking
Number of employees
14,151 (2015)
Website Janata Bank Limited

Janata Bank Ltd. (Bengali: জনতা ব্যাংক লিমিটেড) is a state-owned commercial bank of Bangladesh established in 1971. Its headquarters is situated at Motijheel in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. It is the second largest commercial bank in Bangladesh.[2][3][4]


Bank Nationalisation Ordinance of 1972 was used to form Janata Bank by merging the assets of United Bank Limited and Union Bank Limited.[3]


  1. ^ "Board of Directors". www.jb.com.bd. Retrieved 28 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Janata Bank". Retrieved 2007-07-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Janata Bank Limited - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 
  4. ^ "State banks still in capital deficit". 2016-07-09. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 

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