Ismat Ara Sadique is confirmed dead at the age of 77.
Ismat was best known as a Bangladeshi politician.
Ismat Ara Sadique laid to rest
Ismat Ara Sadique
State Minister of Primary and Mass Education
In office
12 January 2014 – 15 January 2014
State Minister of Public Administration
In office
15 January 2014 – 30 December 2018
Member of Parliament
for Jessore-6
In office
5 January 2014 – 21 January 2020
Preceded bySheikh Abdul Wahab
Personal details
Born(1941-09-01)1 September 1941
Bogra District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died21 January 2020(2020-01-21) (aged 77)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
Spouse(s)ASHK Sadek
Ismat Ara Sadique (1st September 1941 – 21 January 2020) was a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the state minister of Ministry of Primary and Mass Education and Ministry of Public Administration. She was elected a Jatiya Sangsad member representing the Jessore-6 constituency from 2014 until her death.
Contents
1 Early life
2 Career
3 Personal life
4 Death
5 References
Early life
Sadique was born on 1st September 1941 in Bogra District’s renowned Shatani House in BOGRA District. In 1956, she graduated from Bogra VM Girls school, and in 1958 from Holy Cross College, Dhaka. In 1960, she graduated from Eden College, Dhaka.
Career
Sadique joined Bangladesh Awami League in 1992. She established a women's unit in Keshabpur in 1996. From 2009 to 2013 she served in the Bangladesh Women Welfare Council. She was the President of Shathi Samajkalayan Sangstha, a charity providing free treatment to students and school supplies. She was made state minister of Primary and Mass Education on 12 January 2015. Later, she was made the state minister of Public Administration on 15 January 2014.
Personal life
Sadique was married to ASHK Sadek. Her husband was a Bangladesh Awami League politician, Member of Parliament, and former Minister of Education. They had two children. Her younger brother, Mamdudur Rahman Choudhury, was a former Jatiya Party Minister.
Death
Sadique died on 21 January 2020 at the age of 78.
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