Kamal Ahmed Majumder
Kamal Ahmed Majumder
|Member of Parliament|
|Chairman of Mohona Television Ltd.|
2004 – Present
|Born||3 March 1950|
|Political party||Bangladesh Awami League|
Majumder was born on 3 March 1950. He graduated with a B.A. degree.
Majumder contested the controversial by-election in Mirpur on 3 February 1993. He lost the election to Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate Sayed Muhammad Mohsin. He was arrested in August 2002 by Bangladesh Police during the Bangladesh Nationalist Party government. Amnesty International feared that he would be tortured in custody.
Majumder was elected to Parliament in the 2008 Bangladeshi general election, beating Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate Muhammad Hamidullah Khan. On 22 October 2013 his car was attacked with Molotov cocktails outside Mohona TV. He was elected to Parliament in the General Election 2014 as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League from Dhaka-15. He beat his nearest rival Ekhlas Uddin Molla, an independent candidate by 26,786 votes. Majumder is the chairman of Mohona TV, a private television channel. He is a member of the Parliamentary standing committee on Housing and Public Works Ministry.
Majumder is married to Shahida Majumdar. She is the daughter of a Syed Yasin.
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