Sheikh Hasina was also known by her married name. Sheikh Hasina Wazed is a Bangladeshi politician who has been serving as the eleventh Prime Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh since January 2009. He has previously served as Prime Minister for five years. The longest serving Prime Minister in the history of Bangladesh. Hasina is the daughter of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Bangladesh and the founding father, the eldest of five children.
His political career spanned more than four decades. He had previously served as Leader of the Opposition from 1986 to 1990 and from 1991 to 1999, and was Prime Minister from 1991 to 2001. Considered one of the most powerful women in the world, Hasina is ranked 39th on Forbes Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Strongest woman in 2022, 26th in 2018 and 30th in 2017. He has also compiled a list of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” of the current decade.
Sheikh Hasina Early Life
Sheikh Hasina was born on 26 September 1944 in Tungipara, East Pakistan. His father was Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the Bengali nation and the first President of Bangladesh. His mother was Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. He said in many interviews that he grew up in fear because of his father’s political work. She was married in 19 phys৮ to physicist MA Wazed Mia, whose father was chosen for her.
At the height of the violence in Pakistan’s 1970 general election, she took refuge with her grandmother when her father was arrested. He was active in student politics at Dhaka University. After being elected to lead the Awami League party on February 1, 1981 and returning to the country on May 1, 1981, Hasina was not allowed to return to Bangladesh. She is the aunt of British MP Tulip Siddique.
Sheikh Hasina Personal Life
Hasina married MA Wazed Mia in 1968. Her husband died on May 9, 2009. He has one son Sajib Wazed and one daughter Saima Wazed. Saima’s father-in-law, former Minister for Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment and current Minister of LGRD Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain. Sheikh Rehana, Sheikh Hasina’s only surviving sibling, is also a politician of Bangladesh Awami League.
Sheikh Hasina political career
Hasina and the Awami League took part in the 1986 Bangladesh general election under the leadership of President Hussein Muhammad Ershad. He was the Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition in 1987-1987. He led the eight-party alliance as an opponent of Ershad. Hasina’s decision to run in the election was criticized by her opponents. After a by-election in Magura in 1994, the politics of Bangladesh took a decision on 19 Polit4, held after the death of the Member of Parliament for that constituency, a member of Hasina’s party.
According to neutral observers who came to witness the election, the Awami League had hoped to win the seat again, but the BNP candidate won through deception and fraud. Since 1994, Hasina has led the Bangladesh Awami League by boycotting parliament.
Sheikh Hasina Net Worth
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s net worth has increased compared to the previous year. His monthly salary as Prime Minister is Rs. 11,000,000. Government housing rent is Rs. 100, 0000. Daily allowance is Rs. 3,000 and discretionary grant BDT is Rs. 1,50,000. He will get air insurance of Rs 25, 00,000 per month. As the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, medical expenses and transportation expenses are free. As the longest-serving prime minister, Hasina has assets of about 86.7 billion.
Sheikh Hasina Controversies
The Padma Bridge corruption scandal was a political event in Bangladesh that claimed the involvement of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League government, in exchange for awarding construction contracts, huge sums of money from Canadian construction company SNC Lavalin. The allegations were later proved to be false and without merit, and the Canadian court later dismissed the case. As a result of the complaint.
The World Bank has canceled a credit 1.2 billion (£ 6464 million) credit for a kilometer-long road-rail bridge over the Padma River and removed the project to build Bangladesh’s largest bridge, citing corruption concerns. Hasina fired Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain three months after the case was dismissed. On July 11, 2012, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said that a letter sent by the Awami League government to the World Bank should be made public so that the bank could bring allegations of corruption against Hasina and three others.
|Born||28 September 1947 (age 73)
Tungipara, East Bengal, Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
|Political party||Awami League (1980–present)|
|Grand Alliance (2008–present)|
|Spouse(s)||M. A. Wazed Miah
(m. 1968; died 2009)
|Relatives||Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (father)
Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib (mother)
See Sheikh-Wazed family
|Education||Eden Mohila College
University of Dhaka
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