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Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury

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Nationality  Bangladeshi
Occupation  politician
Spouse(s)  Golam Akbar Chowdhury
Party  Bangladesh Awami League
Political party  Bangladesh Awami League

Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi politician. She is the current Deputy Leader of the House of Bangladesh Parliament. Earlier she served as the Environment and Forest Minister of Bangladesh. She was awarded Independence Day Award in 2010 by the Government of Bangladesh.

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Political career

Chowdhury became the deputy leader of the House of Bangladesh Parliament in February 2009.

Corruption allegation

On July 10, 2008, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case against Chowdhury in connection with concealing wealth worth Tk 1.38 million and amassing it illegally. Chowdhury denied the allegation. On November 18, 2008, Bangladesh High Court stayed the proceedings against her in the case which was again upheld by the Supreme Court on February 15, 2010. She was granted bail by the High Court. On November 29, 2010, High Court revoked the proceedings of the case on the ground that the charges against Chowdhury were not specifically disclosed in the case.

Personal life

Chowdhury was married to Golam Akbar Chowdhury.

References

Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury Wikipedia


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