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Motiur Rahman Nizami:Short biography

29 Oct,2014

Bdchronicle Desk:

Motiur Rahman Nizami is the current chief (Ameer) of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, An MA in Islamic law (Fiqh) with distinction and a graduate of Dhaka University.

Here is a brief biography of Motiur Rahman Nizami:

March 31, 1943: Born Monmothpur village of Shathia upazilla in the district of Pabna. His father was Lutfur Rahman Khan, who was a pious and God-fearing man.

Nizami received primary education in his own village and then got admitted into Boalmari Madrasa.

1955: Passed Dakhil examination in firstdivision.

1959: He was placed in 16th position of the merit list with first division from Twaha Senior Madrasa of Shibpur, Pabna.

1960: Nizami rose in the ranks of East Pakistan branch of Jamaat-e-islami Pakistan, having led the student organisation,Islami Chhatro Shango (ICS).

1961: Passed Fazil exam from same institution securing a first division.

1963: Received his Kamil degree in Islamic Jurisprudence/Fiqh from Alia Madrasa of Dhaka.

1967: Completed his graduation from university of Dhaka.

1991: Elected Member of the Parliament for 2 terms (1991-95 & 2001-2006).

 2001: 2001-03: Served as Minister of Agriculture.

 2006: Minister of Industries from 2003 –2006.

- Islamic Scholar & Author of 54 valuable books in different disciplines.

- In 2009, Mawlana Motiur Rahman Nizami was named as one of the top 50 ‘Most Influential Muslims’ by USA based prestigious “the Royal Islamic   Strategic Studies Centre”.

- Permanent Member of the Muslim World League (Rabita), Central Co-Ordination Committee among International Islamic Organizations and Centers.

- President of all Pakistan Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, the largest student organization of then Pakistan for two successive terms (1969-1971).

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