H.E. Mr Amir Hossain Amugbs17
MP Minister for Industries, Bangladesh
Amir Hossain Amu was born in a noble Muslim family of Jhalokathi district on 1st January 1940. He completed his post-graduation degree from the University of Dhaka and started working as a Lawyer in the Bangladesh Supreme Court.
During the United Front election in 1954, he actively took part in publicity campaign and was imprisoned for a long time. He took part strongly in the Democratic Movement in 1962 and anti Hamidur Rahman Education Commission Report movement of 1963.
Mr. Amu played a pioneering role in the historical 6 points movement of 1966 and was one of the main planners of Mass upsurge in 1969. He performed his responsibilities successfully as in charge of the Tangi Industrial Area during the historical strike of 7th June in 1969.
He was one of the organizers of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 and had played pioneering role as one of the Chiefs of Bangladesh Liberation Front (Mujib Bahini). During the Liberation War of 1971, he was in charge of the Chief of Mujib Bahini combining with the districts of Barisal, Patuakali, Khulna, Jessore and Faridpur and performed his organizing duties sincerely.
He played a vital role in the movement against the autocratic regime of Khaleda Zia in 1996.
Mr. Amu is a veteran political leader and has earned the love and respect of Parliament Members and people from all walks of life for his brilliant speeches in parliamentary debate on various national issues.