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Swedish politicians burn a copy of the holy Quran; Acting Ameer condemns

Acting Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and former member of Parliament Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 22nd January 2023 protesting and condemning the incident of burning the holy Quran at Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.

In front of the embassy of Turkiye in Stockholm of Sweden, a far-right extreme party leader burnt a copy of the holy Quran which has irreparably hurt the religious sentiment of Muslims across the world. On behalf of the people of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, we are vehemently condemning the incident.

We have been observing with great concern that, deep-rooted conspiracies are being plotted ...

Government is plotting conspiracy to destroy country’s education system, alleges Professor Mujibur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Acting Ameer and former member of parliament Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21st January 2023 protesting and condemning the conspiracy of destroying the education system and also for incorporating a syllabus that goes against the Islamic morals and values.

Defying the choice and preference of the 90 percent Muslim people of the country, the government is plotting a conspiracy to impose an atheism-oriented educational system. They did not pay heed to the views of the academicians, intellectuals, and religious scholars. Changes have been brought in textbooks to take the next generation away from religious values. ...

Jamaat leaders and activists should play a comprehensive role in implementing political programs

A workshop was held with the working committee members of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Jessore-Kushtia region on 20th January. Jamaat’s central executive committee member and regional coordinator Mobarak Hossain presided over the program. Jamaat’s Acting Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman addressed the workshop as the chief guest.

Among others, party’s Acting Secretary General Maulana ATM Masum, Assistant Secretary General and former MP Hamidur Rahman Azad, Assistant Secretary General Maulana Abdul Halim and Advocate Ahasanul Mahabub Zubayer addressed the program.

Professor Mujibur Rahman said Almighty Allah gives the kingdom to whomever He wishes and takes away the kingdom from whomever He wishes. He ...

Veteran lawyer Advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain dies; Acting Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Acting Ameer and former member of parliament Professor Mujibur Rahman issued the following condolence on 1st January 2023 expressing deep condolence at the death of Supreme Court Bar Association’s former President and BNP’s Vice Chairman, veteran lawyer Khandaker Mahbub Hossain.

Supreme Court Bar Association’s former President and BNP’s Vice Chairman, veteran lawyer Khandaker Mahbub Hossain took his last breath while undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Evercare Hospital on 31st December night. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. I am expressing deep shock at his death.

He was the court’s chief prosecutor, which was formed in 1973 to try the perpetrators under the ...

Professor Mujib appreciates the city dwellers for their support; demands release of all political detainees

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Acting Ameer and former member of the parliament Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 30th December 2022 congratulating the city dwellers for making Jamaat called mass processions program successful which had been declared to press home 10-point demands including holding the election under a caretaker regime and immediate release of Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman.

I am hailing and congratulating the city dwellers for making Jamaat called mass processions program successful. As a part of the program, Dhaka city north and south have brought out separate processions. By interfering in these pre-declared processions, the government has ...

Professor Mujib seeks assistance to make 30th December’s mass procession successful

Acting Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and former lawmaker Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29th December 2022 urging to make the pre-declared mass processions successful in the capital Dhaka tomorrow, on 30th December.

“On last 10th December, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahan delivered an address upholding the 10-point demands and declaring nationwide mass processions on 24th December. As there was another conference of the ruling party in Dhaka on that day, we deferred the date to 30th December only for Dhaka city to ensure political stability and culture of co-existence. Despite the barriers and obstructions of the ...

Acting Ameer appreciates people for making mass processions successful; urges the law enforcers to give-up party loyalty

Acting Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and former lawmaker Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 25th December 2022 congratulating the countrymen for making 24th December’s nationwide mass processions successful and simultaneously urging to stop the undue activities of the police forces.

Jamaat-e-Islami and other opposition parties declared nationwide mass processions were held in most of the districts and cities. Thousands of people took part in these processions. I am appreciating the countrymen on behalf of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami for making the programs successful and also for their spontaneous participation. I am seeking the assistance of my fellow countrymen for implementing ...

Jamaat Ameer placed on another 3 day remand; Acting Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Acting Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21st December 2022 protesting and condemning the recent move as Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has placed once again on a 3 day remand in a false and ill-motivated case.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was arrested from his house on 12th December. On the following day, an intentional campaign was started terming him militant. He was shown arrested in a case under anti-terrorism act. The law enforcers appealed to take him in a 10-day remand but the court granted a 7-day remand against ...

Libya’s mainstream political party "Ihya & Tajdeed, Libya" condemns the arrest of Jamaat Ameer; demands immediate release

We have come to know through the news media that the forces of the Bangladesh government arrested the respected Emir of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman, from his residence on December 13 midnight.

Mr. Shafiqur Rahman is a well-known Islamic leader in the international arena. He is associated with many social and charitable organizations in Bangladesh, which are working for the welfare of humanity in Bangladesh. The way he and his team stood by the affected people in the last terrible flood in Bangladesh, the world saw and appreciated it through social media.
We are deeply saddened and worried about the ...

Jamaat protests the ongoing ill efforts to implicate party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman with militancy

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Acting Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman addressed a Press Conference on 15th December protesting the ill efforts of involving Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahamn with militancy, simultaneously demanding the withdrawal of false cases and his immediate release.

Central Media and Publicity Secretary and Jamaat’s central executive committee member Matiur Rahman Akanda hosted the conference. Among others, Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Dr. Syed Abdullah Mohammad Taher, Acting Secretary General Maulana ATM Masum, Assistant Secretary General and former MP Hamidur Rahman Azad, Dhaka south city’s Ameer and party’s central executive committee member Nurul Islam Bulbul and Dhaka north ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contribution of Shaheed Abdul Quader Molla

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 11 December 2022 remembering the contributions of Jamaat’s former Assistant Secretary General, noted journalist, and intellectual Abdul Quader Molla.

Former Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, noted journalist and intellectual Abdul Quader Molla has played an active role in establishing Islamic society in Bangladesh till his last breath. As a politician, author, academician, and researcher, he played a pivotal role for the development of the nation. He was a member of the liaison committee during the anti-autocracy movement of the 90s. He was very active in establishing democracy, rule ...

Jamaat Ameer calls for a simultaneous movement for restoring democracy and the rights of the countrymen

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has delivered an address and declared programs to launch a simultaneous movement for pressing the home party’s 10-point demands to restore democracy and people’s due rights.

Jamaat Ameer made the address to the countrymen in a local auditorium of the capital. Central Media and Publicity Affairs Secretary and party’s central executive committee member Matiur Rahman Akanda hosted the program. Among others, Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman, Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Dr. Syed Abdullah Mohammad Taher, party’s Acting Secretary General Maulana ATM Masum, Assistant Secretary General and former MP Hamidur Rahman Azad, Dhaka ...

Jamaat Ameer calls to establish people’s voting rights, rule of law, and democracy

Bangladesh Jamaa-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9th December 2022 marking World Human Rights Day, which is going to be observed on 10th of December.

“World Human Rights Day is going to be observed on 10 December. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations. The formal establishment of Human Rights Day occurred at the 317th Plenary Meeting of ...

Jamaat Ameer condemns police’s crackdown on BNP activists; calls for massive movement to free the nation from autocracy

A meeting of the central executive committee of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 8th December 2022 with party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting discussed the existing political situation of the country. The meeting vehemently condemns the police raid inside the BNP office, the murder of a BNP activist, mass arrest, and the closing down of the BNP’s central office. The meeting also urged to let BNP to organize its pre-declared rally on 10th December. In the program, Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman delivered the following address to the countrymen:

Fellow countrymen,
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,
As a ...

Central Majlish-e-Shura urges countrymen to launch a social movement against addiction, nudity, and cultural aggression

A meeting of Central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held with party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting expressed concern over the existing anarchy and mismanagement in the education sector and prevailing elements for destroying the youth community’s morality and adopted the following proposals:

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central Majlish-e-Shura is observing with great concern that the country’s education system has been completely destroyed. Religious elements have been eliminated from the education sector in a preplanned way. In order to facilitate the conspiracy of atheism, religious and moral education has been excluded from the secondary and higher secondary level. Even ...

The government is leading the country toward bankruptcy by ruining the national economy

A meeting of central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held with party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting expressed deep concern over the unlimited corruption of the incumbent government, looting of banks, money laundering, and other financial scams and adopted the following proposals in this regard:

Central Majlish-e-Shura is observing with deep concern that the unlimited corruption of the incumbent government, looting of banks, money laundering, and other financial scams have taken the national economy to the verge of destruction. In the name of mega projects, multiple doors have been opened to facilitate corruption. Bangladesh is in number ...

The government has no responsibility and obligations as they are not an elected regime

A meeting of the central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held with Party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting expressed deep concern over the excessive price hikes of the commodities. The Shura placed the following proposals to curb the price hike:

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is observing with great concern that during the tenure of this 14-year-long government, price hikes have reached into a catastrophic level. Some products’ price has increased 4/5 times within a couple of months. The government had primarily promised to provide rice at 10 takas per kilogram and fertilizer free of cost. But that rice is ...

People’s government to be established through a fair election under a caretaker government, says Jamaat Ameer

A meeting of the central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held with Party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting discussed the country’s latest political situation and other burning issues including price hikes of the essentials, bank looting, and financial mismanagement. The meeting adopted the following proposals:

Central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is observing with great concern that, a critical situation is prevailing in the country due to the government’s exaggeration and stubborn activities, disrespect towards the law and the constitution, unprecedented corruption, and financial scam. As if, there is no functional government in the country now. Since the ...

Jamaat Ameer calls for massive movement to free the nation from misrule and chaos

A meeting of central Majlish-e-Shura of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 2nd December with party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. Nayeb-e-Ameer, Secretary General, Secretary General, Assistant Secretary General, central executive committee, and central working committee were constituted in today’s sessions.

For 2023-25 session, Professor Mujibur Rahman, Dr. Syed Abdullah Mohammad Taher, and Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam were elected as Nayeb-e-Ameer. Professor Mia Golam Porwar was elected as the Secretary General. Whereas Maulana ATM Masum, Maulana Rafiqul Islam Khan, Hamidur Rahman Azad, Maulana Abdul Halim, Advocate Moazzem Hossain Helal, Maulana Md. Shahjahan and Advocate Ahsanul Mahaboob Zubayer became elected as ...

The incumbent oppressor regime will be dethroned through a peaceful and systematic movement

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, the right to speak has been taken away and lots of laws, rules, and regulations have been enacted to restrain citizen rights. Whatever the government is saying about financial management, that is far away from reality. The government has laundered thousands of crores of money through looting and embezzlement. No country can function in such a way. Jamaat leaders and activists can not play a passive role in such critical conditions. This government should be dethroned and it should be done through a peaceful, legitimate, and systematic movement. If we can take ...

An authoritarian regime has been imposed on the nation

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, we are nurturing a feeling to establish Deen Islam, to protect independence and sovereignty, and also to secure civil rights. All these are blessings from Almighty Allah. Earlier, many people had to migrate or accept martyrdom or to accept crippleness for upholding such feelings. As a part of the same history, the activists of the Islamic movement should go ahead based on broad base unity.

He said this while addressing an oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected Ameer of Dhaka city north Jamaat in an auditorium of the capital. Earlier this morning, the ...

Around 300 people killed in Indonesian earthquake; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolene on 23rd November 2022 as around 3 hundred people became killed and more than 150 people injured in a strong earthquake in Java island of Indonesia.

Around 3 hundred people became killed and more than 150 people injured in a strong earthquake in Indonesia's Cianjur town in western Java on Tuesday. More than 22 thousand houses became destroyed in this disaster as well.

I, personally and on behalf of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami extending deep sympathy to the Indonesian government and the people. The damages and losses of this earthquake will ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls former Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and his contributions

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21st November, 2022 remembering the contributions of Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Secretary General and former Social Welfare Minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.

“Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid was a fearless soldier and outstanding leader of the Islamic movement. He will be remembered for years for his bold and historic role in establishing democracy, rule of law, justice, human rights, people’s voting rights, and most of all, a just and welfare state.

He discharged duties successfully as the Social Welfare Minister during the 2001-2006 tenure of the 4 party alliances. As a minister, he ...

The entire nation is united now about holding election under a non-party government

• Ameer-e-Jamaat takes oath
• Jamaat-e-Islami tries sincerely to establish Deen
• Each and every worker of Jamaat-e-Islami is prepared to make the highest sacrifice for the country
• National election to be held under a non-party neutral caretaker government
• Broadbase and united movement to be launched to press home the demands

For the session 2023-2025, an electoral procedure to elect Jamaat Ameer has been conducted from 5th October to 30th October. With the direct votes of the party members (Rukon), Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was re-elected as the Jamaat Ameer. The oath-taking ceremony began on 18th November, Friday morning in ...

To ensure global peace and balance, there is no alternative but following Prophetic Sunnah

A workers’ conference of Magura district Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 5th November 2022 with party’s central Majlish-e-Shura member and Magura district Jamaat Ameer Professor M B Baker in the chair. The program was hosted by the district secretary. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman attended the conference virtually as the chief guest.

Jamaat Ameer said, our birthland is a blessing from Almighty Allah. Our Prophet (peace be upon Him) was born in Makkah but he had to migrate to Madina as per the instructions of Almighty Allah (swt). Almighty Allah sent His Messenger to establish the superiority of Islam above all ...

Jamaat Ameer visits 8 victim families who have lost their members in cyclone Sitrang

8 men were killed as dredgers capsized in Sadar Upazila of Patuakhali district in recent cyclone Sitrang. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited their houses to console them.

At that time, Jamaat Ameer was accompanied by the party’s central executive committee member Muhammad Ijjat Ullah, Assistant Secretary General Advocate Moazzam Hossain Helal, central working committee member and Jamaat’s Dhaka city south secretary Dr. Shafiqul Islam Masud, Barisal region’s team member Maulana Fakhruddin Razi, Patuakhali district Ameer Shah Alam and other local leaders.

During the visit, Jamaat Ameer tried to know the latest situation of the victim families. He extended sympathy to ...

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman re-elected as Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s present Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has been re-elected as Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami for the second time for the session of 2023-2025 session. It should be mentioned that the members, from all over the country, participated in the process of direct voting to elect Ameer from the last 5th to the 30th of October.

A brief profile of Dr. Shafiqur Rahman is given below:
Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was born at Kulaura Upazila, in Moulivibazar District on 31st October 1958. His father was late Abru Mia and his mother was late Khatibun Nesa. His current address is located in the ...

For securing worldwide peace, there is no alternative but the comprehensive ideology of the Prophet (pbuH)

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said Allah (Swt) taught education to the Prophet (pbuH) directly. The Prophet (pbuH) was a teacher and simultaneously an executor. Allah (Swt) says, “I have sent You with the outstanding blessing of noble character.’ Allah further says, “You will get the best ideology in the lives of the Prophet (pbuH). The life of the Prophet (pbuH) provides all solutions for human life. So, there is no alternative but the comprehensive ideology of the Prophet (pbuH) for securing worldwide peace.

Jamaat Ameer also said, Almighty Allah has saved the nobility of the Prophet’s (pbuH) character in ...

Unite the nation; the downfall of the vested forces is inevitable

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said a suffocating situation is prevailing nationwide. All rights of the people have been seized away. In the name of justice, people are overburdened with injustice. People have no democratic rights or rights to speak. The nation is totally bankrupt. The tragedy of 28th October has been created to bring this political stalemate. Addressing the government, Jamaat Ameer said, power does not belong to anyone forever. Your time is over. Better for you to leave office without making further harm to the nation. Our fellow brothers have sacrificed their lives on 28th October without ...

The nation is to be free from misrule through massive movement

The people of Bangladesh are becoming victimized by misrule and oppression for the last decade. The nation is to be free from the ongoing tyrannical rule to facilitate development, advancement and also to bring back people’s confidence and trust. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a virtual workers’ conference arranged by Narail district Jamaat-e-Islami this morning.

Narail district Ameer and party’s central Majlish-e-Shura member Ataur Rahman Bachchu presided over the meeting which was hosted by district Secretary Maulana Obaidullah Kaisar. Jamaat’s central executive committee member and Jessore-Kushtia region’s coordinator Mobarak Hossain and former district Ameer and regional ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to hold discussion and prayer program commemorating the martyrs of 28 October, 2006

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 27 October 2022 urging to arrange discussion and prayer programs to commemorate the martyrs who had been killed brutally by the sticks and locally made other lethal weapons on 28 October of 2006 across the country.

In 2006, at the last end of the 4-party alliance government’s tenure, Awami League-led 14-party alliance created mayhem and anarchy by carrying out brutal attacks and vandalism nationwide. Jamaat-e-Islami organized a rally on the same day in the North gate premise of Baitul Mukarram. Stage construction had begun since the morning. But all ...

We have to win people’s hearts through noble characters, humanitarian services, and love

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman joined a workers’ conference virtually on 21st October. Jessore East organizational district arranged the conference which was presided over by district Ameer Master Md. Nurunnabi and hosted by district secretary Principal Maulana Abu Jafor Siddique. District’s Assistant Secretary Abdul Maleq Khan presented Darsul Quran at this conference.

Jamaat Ameer said, we have to discharge our duties with a mindset of accountability. There is no alternative but securing qualification in performing duties. We have to study more. We have to make an in-depth relationship with Allah. We have to pass the night with voluntary prayers and ...

Jamaat Ameer visits ailed Jamaat leader and former MP Maulana Farid Uddin Chowdhury

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman went to see ailed central working committee member of the party and former lawmaker Principal Maulana Farid Uddin Chowdhury at his house in Sylhet today.

At that time Jamaat Ameer prayed to Allah saying, O Allah, the Owner of the great Arsh, please send your mercy and blessing to your servant. O Allah, forgive him, bless him with the bounties of sickness, and bless him with long life.

It should be mentioned that Principal Maulana Farid Uddin Chowdhury has been suffering from critical diseases. He has received treatment in various hospitals and now he is undergoing ...

Magura district Jamaat provides financial assistance to ship capsize victim families

Magura district Jamaat-e-Islami arranged a virtual program to mark their latest effort of providing financial assistance to 6 families who have lost their near and dear ones in a ship capsize incident at Chittagong port. The program was organized in the Eid gah ground of the Mondolgati village under Polashbaria union of Muhammadpur Upazila in Magura district on 19th October. District Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary Principal Maulana Mahbubur Rahman hosted the program which was presided over by district Ameer Professor M B Baker.

Joining the program virtually Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, may Allah accept all the victims of the ship ...

We want to establish a welfare state, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

A worker’s conference was arranged in the virtual platform by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Gaibandha district at 9 in the morning on Saturday. District Ameer Md. Abdul Karim presided over the program which was hosted by district Secretary Maulana Jahurul Haq. The conference was inaugurated by Shaheed Nazmus Sakib’s father Dr. Jahidul Islam.

Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program as the chief guest. Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General Maulana Abdul Halim, central Majlish-e-Shura member and former central president of Islami Chhatrashibir Md. Delwar Hossain, Rangpur-Dinajpur region’s team member, and Gaibandha district’s former Ameer Dr. Abdur Rahim Sarkar addressed the program as the ...

Flood water left away, but Jamaat-e-Islami did not leave the victims yet

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, flood and all other natural calamities come from Allah. No danger is permanent. During the recent flood, Jamaat-e-Islami took the side of the flood victims based on the help of hundreds of thousands of noble leaders and activists of this organization. We would like to thank all of them for their sincere support and assistance. May Allah bless them all. Many solvent people, who had extended their helping hand, have left the area now as the flood water has gone away. But we are still here, by the side of the flood ...

No one can stop Jamaat from doing humanitarian and welfare activities

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said the flood victims are our nearest people. Their sufferings know no bounds due to inadequate support from the government. Jamaat is working to facilitate the rehabilitation efforts of the flood victims. The solvent corners should come forward to make these efforts successful.

Jamaat Ameer said, since the beginning of this calamity, Jamaat had remained with the flood victims. Now the flood is over but Jamaat is still with these helpless people. The organization is working to ensure the rehabilitation of these flood victims. despite all tortures and repressions, Jamaat-e-Islami is working for the welfare ...

5 brick kiln workers dead in Rangpur lightning strike; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 11th October 2022 expressing deep shock as five workers of a brick kiln were killed and one was injured in a lightning strike in Pirganj Upazila of Rangpur this afternoon.

5 men, who were working in the kiln of Bokul Mia at the BRC intersection, were tragically killed in a lightning strike in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur this afternoon. The deceased were identified as Abdul Jalil (65), son of late Abdul Jabbar hailed from Sonatola village under Sadullapur Upazila of the Gaibandha district, Nazmul, son of Badsha, ...

Jamaat’s activities will continue to rehabilitate the flood victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, a huge number of people have been affected by the recent floods. No individual can fulfill the damage alone. Collective efforts are required. Since the beginning of the natural calamities, Jamaat-e-Islami took a stance beside of the poor and flood victims. Jamaat’s humanitarian activities will continue in the days to come.

Jamaat Ameer further said, the major portion of the society is poor and they belong to the labor community. The overall development is not possible by neglecting these people. Instead of occasional help, it would be more convenient if a means of ...

Jamaat Ameer visits the houses, which are being constructed for Sylhet flood victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Bishonath Upazila unit organized a view exchanging meeting at Pratap Pur point in number two Khajanchi union under Bishonath Upazila today to mark the event as the central leaders came to visit the construction activities of these houses. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was present on the occasion as the chief guest.

Bishonath Upazila Jamaat Ameer Abdul Qaiyum presided over the program. Among others, Sylhet south district Ameer Principal Abdul Hannan, Secretary Nazrul Islam, Assistant secretary Maulana Faruq Ahmed, Assistant Secretary and Fenchuganj Upazila council’s former chairman Saifullah Al Hossain, Assistant Secretary and Golapganj Upazila council’s former chairman ...

Jamaat is by the side of the people in crisis and danger

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said we are keen to establish a society based on the Quran, Sunnah, and justice. We should have a ruler who will work as the custodian of the 190 million citizens. A good reward is waiting for the just ruler whereas stern punishment is for the unjust and bad rulers. A bad ruler’s consequences will never be positive. Natural calamities take place because of our wrong deeds. We do not have funds like the government. We are here with the assistance and limited support, provided by our party leaders, activists, and well-wishers. Jamaat is ...

Extend your hand in implementing humanitarian assistance activities

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said we are regularly receiving love, affection, tear-mixed prayers, and financial assistance from our patrons and well-wishers. And this is why, Jamaat-e-Islami has the opportunity to help the poor and helpless people. Urging to continue such assistance, Jamaat Ameer stated that with your help floor will be blossomed in your preferred garden and Bangladesh will be blessed in such a way. The Quranic rule will be established in this country and people of all classes will be able to lead a dignified life. We are struggling for bringing those golden days.

Jamaat Ameer said this ...

Jamaat Ameer meets Panchagar boat capsize victim families; provides financial assistance

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has visited the spot in Marea union under Boda Upazila of the Panchagar district where the boat capsized in the Kortoa river recently. At that time, Jamaat Ameer met 70 victim families who have lost their near and dear ones in this accident and also met the families of those messengers who are still missing. Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General and Rangpur-Dinajpur region’s coordinator Maulana Abdul Halim and Panchagar district Ameer Iqbal Hossain accompanied the Jamaar Ameer at that time.

Jamaat Ameer said we came here out of love and affection. We cannot fulfill the vacuum ...

World renowned Islamic scholar Yusuf Al- Qaradawy dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 26th September 2022 at the death of world-renowned Islamic scholar Allama Dr. Yusuf Al- Qaradawy.

World renowned Islamic scholar and legendary guardian of the world islamic movement Allama Dr. Yusuf Al- Qaradawy has died today. Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun. Throughout his life, Allama Dr. Yusuf Al- Qaradawi remained a victim of repression. He was the de-facto chief advisor of Ikhwanul Muslimin. He was the author of thousands of books on various deep and life-related issues. Immediate after getting published, these books have received appreciation and popularity ...

24 drown as boat capsizes in Korotoa river in Panchagarh; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 25th September 2022 as at least 24 people drowned after a boat capsized in the Korotoa river in Panchagarh's Boda upazila this afternoon (September 25, 2022).

In the condolence message, Jamaat Ameer stated that At least 24 people drowned after a boat carrying over 100 passengers capsized in the Korotoa river in Panchagarh's Boda upazila. The engine-run boat capsized near Awalia ghat under Maria union around 1:30 pm when it was heading towards Bodeshari Hindu temple under Borososhi union. Among the deceased, there are 8 kids, 12 ...

We have to work for the public welfare; we should extend help during their crisis

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said that we have to work for the people and extend help to those in crisis. In addition, to save them from hellfire, we have to offer them good advice and simultaneously refrain them from doing bad deeds. Only then, the greater benefit of the people will be ensured. He urged all manpower of the party to discharge this duty.

He said this while addressing the workers’ conference of the greater Faridpur region by joining virtually.

Addressing the Program as the chief guest, Jamaat Ameer further said, capitalism, communism, socialism, and other man-made doctrines failed ...

PM signs MoU with India on sharing the water of Kushiara river; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 19th September 2022 protesting and condemning the unequal treaty regarding the water sharing of Kushiara river as the Prime Minister signed in her recent trip to India.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has signed 7 memorandums of understanding in her recent trip to India. One of these memorandums is Kushiara river's water sharing treaty. According to the treaty, Bangladesh can collect 143 cusec water as per the approval of neighbouring India. But practically, during dry seasom, from November to February, on an average, 5295 cusec to 17650 cusec of water ...

9 killed in lightning strike while working in Sirajganj paddy field; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 8th September 2022 expressing deep shock as 10 farmers including 3 from the same family killed by lightning in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj on Thursday.

Jamaat Ameer stated that the lighting strike killed at least 10 agricultural workers including 3 from a single family. The deceased, including two children, collecting paddy saplings for cultivation in a field in Matikora village of Ponchokroshi union when the incident occurred. 13 people also became injured in this accident.

The injured were rushed to Ullapara Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctor declared nine people ...

Rajshahi University Professor and Rajshahi city Jamaat leader Professor Nurul Islam dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Former Nayeb-e-Ameer of Rajshahi city Jamaat-e-Islami, former President of Masjid Mission Rajshahi city and Rajshahi University’s Physics department’s retired Professor Nurul Islam died of a brain stroke today 8th September at 10 am in the morning at the age of 77. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He left his wife, two sons, 7 daughters, and many other relatives. His first Namaj-e-Janaja held at Uttara Sector 10 Mosque today. He will be buried in Khojapur social graveyard following his second Janaja which wull be held at the premise of Rajshahi University central mosque.

Message of condolence

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9 people killed in Rangpur road accident; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 5th September 2022 expressing deep condolence as nine people were killed and at least 50 were injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Rangpur-Dinajpur highway in Rangpur early today (September 5, 2022).

A head-on collision between two buses on Rangpur-Dinajpur highway near Kharubhaj Bridge in Taraganj upazila took place around 12.30 am. 5 people were killed on the spot and while 4 others died while undergoing treatment. More than 50 passengers became injured. Often, such an accident takes place due to reckless driving and lack of awareness. ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contributions of Shaheed Mir Quasem Ali; expressss concern over his missing son

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 3rd September, 2022 remembering the contributions of Jamaat-e-Islami's former central executive committee member, renowned businessman, social worker and media personality Mir Quasem Ali.

Mir Quasem Ali has struggled throughout his life to build a happy, prosperous and Islamic welfare state. He was the founding central President of Bangladesh IslamiChhatrashibir. He played pro-active role in establishing numerous Islamic and welfare institutions including Islami Banks, insurance, Mosques, Madrasa and etc. He has taken unique initiative to reach healthcare at the door steps of the poor people with limited cost. The people ...

We have to play a unified role to free the nation from the oppressors, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said we all have to play a unified role to free the nation from the clutches of the oppressors. We have to be proactive in materializing the ideologies of the Prophet (peace be upon Him). If we can conduct the preaching activities and the task of Iqamat-e-Deen in an organized way, then we will be able to attain success both in this world and the hereafter. We have to act like a watchman in preserving and protecting the country’s independence and people’s rights.

He said this while virtually addressing the member’s conference of Comilla south ...

Jamaat leaders and activists have to move forward despite repression and obstruction, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, Jamaat-e-Islami has been working for the freedom and betterment of the people. But this task is not easy. There are many barriers and obstructions. However, Jamaat leaders and activists have to move forward despite repression and obstruction.

Jamaat Ameer said this while virtually addressing a members’ conference of Rajshahi city Jamaat recently. Rajshahi city Ameer Dr. Keramat Ali presided over the program which was hosted by city Secretary Emaz Uddin Mondol. Among others, central executive committee member and Rajshahi region’s coordinator Principal Muhammad Shahabuddin, Rajshahi city Nayeb-e-Ameer Principal Siddique Hossain, Advocate Abu Mohammad ...

Jamaat Ameer calls to form all-out resistance against the incumbent fascist government

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr.Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29th August 2022 marking the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on 30th August.

30th of August is being observed as International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. According to the statistics of various national human rights organizations and international human rights watchdogs including Human Rights Watch, since the incumbent government came to the power in 2009 to the July of 2022, the plain-cloth-dressed people, claiming themselves as law enforcers have abducted around 6 hundred people including the opposition leaders and activists and people of other professions. ...

Jamaat Ameer expresses concern about the decision of the recently held JRC meeting

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 27th August 2022 expressing deep concern over the recently held talks between India and Bangladesh in a meeting of Joint River Commission (JRC) in regards to the Kushiara and Barak rivers’ water.

“A meeting of the Joint River Commission (JRC) held in New Delhi of India. Bangladesh’s State minister and deputy minister of the Water Resources Ministry were present at the meeting. The meeting discussed the water-sharing issues of Kushiara and its origin Barak river. The meeting also expected a deal between the two countries in the upcoming month. ...

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind’s former Ameer Maulana Jalaluddin Umri dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 27th August 2022 at the death of former Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maulana Jalaluddin Ansar Umri.

Former Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maulana Jalaluddin Ansar Umri died in Al Shifa hospital in New Delhi on the 26th of August night. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. I am deeply saddened and mournful at his demise.

Maulana Jalal Uddin Ansar Umri, the veteran leader of the Islamic movement in the sub-continent, renowned Islamic scholar, and a great author, has worked throughout his life to establish Islam. He did not give up ...

We have to continue serving the helpless and impoverished people, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

We have to work for the benefit of the people. We have to take a stand by the side of the people in their danger period. Besides, we have to urge people to do good and keep them refraining from doing bad deeds. Then the welfare and prosperity of the people will be ensured. All manpower should perform such duties sincerely.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahma has said this while addressing a leadership conference organized by Faridpur district Jamaat in a local auditorium today.

He further said, we have to be firm despite all dangers, barriers, and obstructions. The prophets and ...

Jamaat leaders and activists should play the role of the safeguard to protect country’s independence and sovereignty, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Kushtia district Jamaat-e-Islami arranged a leadership conference with the leaders of the district and Upazila level leaders. Kushtia district Jamaat Ameer Principal Khandaker AKM Ali Muhsin presided over the program which was hosted by district Secretary Maulana Abul Hashem. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman attended the program as the chief guest.

Central executive committee member Mubarak Hossain addressed the program as the special guest. Regional team members, district Nayeb-e-Ameer Professor Forhad Hossain and Shahjahan Ali addressed the program.

Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said our life is not for consumption; rather it is made for sacrifice. Islam is for the valiant martyrs ...

Maulana Shamsul Islam re-arrested; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 24th August 2022 protesting and condemning the re-arrest of Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam has secured bail in all cases from the Apex court. On 24th August, just prior to getting released, he was shown arrested in another false case with Patia Police station. By taking such steps, the government made severe oppression against Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam. He has been suffering from critical diseases. By keeping him detained, the government has intervened in his ...

The nation wants to get rid of the tyrannical government, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

The nation wants to get free from the clutches of autocratic and tyrannical government. But to do so, all the patriotic forces and the people of different views and opinions should be united.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a leadership conference today. Chuadanga district Jamaat-e-Islami arranged the program.

District Ameer Anwarul Haque Malik presided over the program. Among others, central executive committee member and Zonal coordinator Mobarak Hossain and central organizing secretary Maulana Azizur Rahman addressed the program.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said the leaders and activists of the Islamic movement should place their all expectations and prayers to ...

Our struggle is not political; it is a fight between the Islamic and patriotic forces and the establishments- says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

As a part of the party’s social welfare activities, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has handed over financial assistance for the second time to the principals of 24 flood-affected Qawmi Madrasa, situated in Sylhet district town, Kompaniganj, Goainghat, Jointapur, Kanaighat, and Jokeyganj.

Jamaat Ameer at that time visted 5 Madrasas of Sylhet Sadar, 5 Madrasa of Kanaighat Upazila, one Madrasa of Kanaighat municipality, 5 Madrasa of Jointapur Upazila, 3 of Goaighat Upazila, two Madrasa of Jokeyganj Upazila and 3 flood-affected Madrasa of Kompaniganj Upazila. During this visit, Jamaat Ameer exchanged views with the Madrasa principals and teachers. Jamaat Ameer also ...

5 dead as a viaduct falls on car from crane; 6 killed in old Dhaka plastic factory fire; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 15th August 2022 expressing deep condolence as 5 people were crushed to death after a segment of a viaduct meant for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka’s Uttara and another 6 more killed in the fire incident that took place in polythene factory in Chawkbazar of the capital Dhaka.

“A segment of a viaduct meant for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka’s Uttara this afternoon. 5 of the 6 ...

Only Almighty Allah’s rule can ensure people’s salvation and welfare, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, Allah has created human beings as the best living creatures. To make human beings superior, He also bestowed some noble qualities on them. One of such features is to seek others’ benefit. Allah wants His dearest servants by the side of the helpless people in danger. This is the work for humanity. But no individual can do it perfectly, rather state patronization is required. We need that power to continue these jobs. Besides, we have to stop all bad deeds and irregularities. But to do so, we need courage and strong faith.

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Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman stands beside flood-affected Qawmi Madrasa

On last 7th, 8th and 9th August, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has visited 43 flood-affected Kawmi Madrasa located in Sylhet district's Sadar, kompaniganj, Goyainghat, Jointapur and Kanaighat Upazila. He also provided financial assistance to the principals and super of these Madrasa on behalf of the organisation.

At that time, Jamaat Ameer visited Rajargaon madrasa of Sylhet district sadar, Kolabari Madrasa of Kompaniganj Upazila, Fatehpur Madrasa of Goainghat upazila, Kashimul Ulum Noyagram Madrasa of Jointapur Upazila, and Rajaganj and Soripara Mohius Sunnah Madrasa of Kanaighat upazila and talked to the Madrasa authorities and students.

Jamaat Ameer at that time said, I ...

Repeal the fuel price hike decision; release detained leaders, activists, and religious scholars, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

*The nation to be rescued through a unified movement

A meeting of the central executive committee of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 10th August with party Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair.

In the meeting, Jamaat Ameer highlighted the country's ongoing economic and political situation and said the country's financial condition is getting worse. Under such circumstances, the government has pushed the nation towards a deep crisis by increasing fuel prices irratpricesly. When fuel price is being decreased globally, the Bangladesh government increased the price at that time. The minister said, when Bangladesh will collect fuel at a low price from ...

The incident of Karbala teaches us to fight against injustice and falsehood uncompromisingly, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 8th August 2022 on the eve of the 10th of Muharram, the Ashura Day.

I am urging my fellow countrymen to observe this day by performing prayers and rituals and simultaneously by making a vow to launch a struggle in order to free the nation from misrule defying the path of compromise.

To Muslims around the globe, the day of Ashura is very significant. On this day, Almighty Allah gave victory to Prophet Moses (A) in his fight against tyrant Pharaoh and his evil forces. Besides, historical books also referred ...

The religious personnel should lead the movement of establishing Islam, says Jamaat Ameer

The Alem or religious scholars are the biggest blessings to the nation. So, they should understand the weight of this blessing. Their prime responsibility is to work toward establishing Islam. Almighty Allah sent the prophets to meet this target. The religious scholars are the inheritor of that tradition. They are already leading Mihrab and minbar and we are expecting them to lead the nation. Only then, the true spirit of this blessing would be reflected properly.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a conference of the religious personnel and scholars on 5th August. Narshingdi district Jamaat-e-Islami organized ...

Jamaat Ameer puts emphasis on maintaining an oath-bound life; efforts of establishing an Islamic welfare state should be continued

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Dhaka city North and Dhaka city south organized a day-long workshop with the former members of the Islamic student movement on 5th August. Jamaat’s central executive committee member and party’s central publicity affairs secretary Matiur Rahman Akanda hosted the program. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program as the chief guest.

The program began with the inaugural speech of Jamaat’s Acting Secretary General Maulana ATM Masum. Among others, Jamaat’s central executive committee member Saiful Alam Khan Milon, Assistant Secretary Maulana Abdul Halim, central executive committee member, and central publicity secretary Matiur Rahman Akanda, Dhaka city south Ameer Nurul ...

Bangladesh has lost its path; We have to bring that path back through unified struggle; says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, our beloved birthland is not well now. It has lost its path and now we have to make a united struggle to bring that back. Coming to office in 2009, Awami League has destroyed and weakened all institutions and made the country a subservient state. He said this while addressing a workshop as the chief guest. The workshop was partcipated by Chittagong region’s thana/Upazila level leaders.

Following the voter-less election of 2014 and another farcical election of 2018, the government has seized people’s voting rights and made this country almost a failure state. ...

11 dead as train hits microbus at rail crossing in Chattogram; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 29th July 2022 expressing deep shock at the tragic accident as at least 11 tourists died and 7 others have been critically injured while a train hit a microbus at a rail crossing in Mirshorai of Chattogram today.

The incident occurred around 1:45 pm in the Borotakiya area of Mirsharai. The microbus tried to cross the rail crossing forcefully, ignoring the gateman's request, when the train hit the vehicle, leaving 11 people dead on the spot. The deceased were on their way back after visiting Khaiyachhara waterfall ...

Jamaat Ameer urges all to engage in all-out efforts with a vow to establish Deen Islam

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, Qurbani is not a ritual of sacrificing animals only. Rather, its main lesson is to attain Taqwa by restraining the animal-like instinct within ourselves. It is stated in the holy Quran, “Certainly my prayer, my sacrifice, my life, my death and everything is only for Allah, who is the ultimate controller of the Universe. (Sura An’am: Verse 162). So, the main purpose of the Qurbani is to attain salvation both in this world and the hereafter by reflecting on the lesson of this great event.

Jamaat Ameer said this while addressing a post-Eid ...

Central working committee expresses concern over the price hike of the essentials

A meeting of the central working committee of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 23rd July 2022 with party’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting adopted the following proposal expressing deep concern over the severe public suffering due to abnormal price hikes of the essentials.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central working committee is observing with deep concern that, the general people are experiencing unbearable suffering due to abnormal price hikes of the essentials. The price has been increasing on regular basis for the last couple of months. Most of the necessary items have gone already beyond people’s reach.

People’s suffering knows no ...

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman distributes rehabilitation materials among flood victims of Habiganj

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman distributed tins and clothes among the flood victims of Azmiriganj, Shibpasha, and Baniachong under Habiganj district this morning. He also declared a special package to repair the Azmiriganj Upazila mosque which has been damaged by the recent flood.

During these occasions, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, dangers come from Almighty Allah and He is the alone to rescue people from such calamity. So, we have to seek His blessing more during the period of danger and crisis. He said we have come here by the grace of Almighty Allah with our limited capacity. I am praying ...

Government increases the price of medicines abnormally; Jamaat’s central working committee expresses concern

A meeting of the central working committee of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was held on 23rd July 2022 with its Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The working committee adopted the following proposal expressing deep concern over the recent price hike of the medicines.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central working committee has been observing with great concern that the government has increased the price of frequently used medicines of 53 brands under 20 generics and caused huge suffering to the people.

Severe corruption and money embezzlement are going on in the medical sector of Bangladesh. Public hospitals are harassing people in the name of treatment. ...

Most affected flood victims will get our support first, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, our party colleagues have taken a stance by the side of the flood victims since the onset of the recent disastrous flood. Still, we are trying to support them with our maximum support and will continue to do so, Insha Allah. We did not have any shortage of sincerity, but we had limitations of items. So, we could not reach you on time. We are sorry for that and expect that Almighty Allah will forgive us as well.

Jamaat Ameer said, our capacity is limited. It is easier to provide food but rehabilitation is ...

Jamaat Ameer reiterates the demand for holding fair and credible election under a neutral government

A meeting of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central working committee was held on 23rd July 2022 with Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. At this meeting, Jamaat Ameer upheld the country’s existing situation and said,

“At present, Bangladesh is experiencing a critical situation. The government has been continuing its repression and crackdown to subdue the dissident voices. The government, in particular, carried out the worst ever oppression against Jamaat-e-Islami. Leaders, activists even well-wishers are not spared from such torture and persecution. However, despite all these obstructions, Jamaat has been continuing its regular activities.

Amid such a repressive situation, the last national election ...

The incumbent government is not sincere to hold a free, fair, and credible election

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said the people of the country want the next parliamentary election to be held under a neutral government. We are observing that, if the environment is not suitable for such an environment, the countrymen will not let anybody to arrange another farcical election. If the government thinks of holding elections without the public mandate, the people will dethrone them from power through a mass movement.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a two two-day-long workshop arranged by the Chittagong region Jamaat-e-Islami. The workshop was organized with the working committee members of Chittagong city, Chittagong ...

Jamaat Ameer visits and consoles the victims’ families of tragic road accident

At least 10 people from Khaja market area from Joyertek of 11 Number wards of Konabari Thana under Gazipur district were killed tragically on their way to visit the Padma bridge and Kuakata sea beach. On 21st July Thursday at 12 at noon, a bus and microbus collided in Shikarpur area in Uzirpur Upazila of Barisal district. 6 people were instantly killed on the spot. The rest of the 4 is still in critical condition. This accident created a mournful and melancholy environment across the area.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited the mournful families in Konabari of Gazipur at ...

Jamaat Ameer consoles three mournful families; offers prayers for the deceased

On 19th July evening, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman went to the ancestral house of Thakurgaon district’s former Jamaat Ameer, noted religious scholar Maulana Abdul Mazid Rahimullah, located in Kaharol Upazila under Dinajpur district. He talked to the mournful families and consoled them. He also visited the grave of late Maulana Abdul Mazid and offered prayed seeking blessing and salvation for his departed soul.

Visited the grave of late Taiyeba Khatun

On 19th July evening, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited the grave of late Taiyeba Khatun, mother of Dhaka city South Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary and former central President of ...

The government cannot sustain by using administration if the people become united, says Jamaat Ameer

This government has failed to become our government. Their luxurious lifestyle and tendency of forgetting Allah is the main reason behind the collapse. We have to be by the side of the people. The government has become disconnected from the people. The right to have power never be attained if an authority to help victims in danger. We have to seek Almighty Allah’s help on all occasions. The people have taken preparation to bid farewell to the incumbent undemocratically elected government. So, the government cannot sustain itself by using administration if the people become united.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman ...

Jamaat Ameer launches house repairing and construction item distribution program for flood victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami organized the programs for providing assistance in order to repair and construct the houses of the flood victims in Dimla and Joldhaka Upazila under Nilphamari district, Aditmari Upazila under Lalmonirhat district, and Fulbari and Rajarhat Upazila under Kurigram district and Kaonia of Rangpur district today. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman launched the program today. The program has been initiated as a part of Jamaat’s ongoing program under its rehabilitation program in flood-affected areas.

Jamaat Ameer was present in the program of aforesaid 4 spots and distributed tins and other house repairing items among the flood victims on 18th ...

Political instability and anarchy are destroying the entire social system, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said that around 40 million people of 12 districts have been affected severely by the recent flood. So, we could not enjoy the festivity of Eid-ul-Azha properly this time.

During this critical condition, Jamaat-e-Islami has rushed to the people with its highest capacity. On this Eid, Almighty Allah gave us the opportunity to sacrifice animals. But along with this apparent sacrifice, we have to sacrifice the negativities from our mind as well. Through the sacrificing incident of Prophet Ibrahim (A), we came to know the true identity of the Muslims. Bangladesh is crossing a ...

The most affected victims will get Jamaat’s assistance on a priority basis, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, since the beginning of the flood, our fellow brothers took the side of the flood victims. Still, we are with the victims with our maximum capacity. Initially, there was no gap with our intention but had suffered from the inadequacy of items. So, we could not reach all at the beginning. We are seeking forgiveness. May Allah forgive us all. We have tried our best. However, we could not assist the 33 lakh people of the Sunamganj district. In our human assistance program, there was no discrimination. We made no differences irrespective of ...

Jamaat Ameer distributes foods and gift items among flood victims of Balaganj Upazila under Sylhet district

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said Almighty Allah assisted His favorite servants in conducting humanitarian activities. We believe that we are getting Allah’s blessing in every moment and as such we are expressing our deep gratitude to Him. This time flood has begun on the 16th of June and the northern part of Sylhet and Sunamganj were devastated by this natural catastrophe. Almighty Allah blesses Sunamganj to produce 26 percent of the total food crops of this country. So, we are realizing that the impact of this flood will not cause a crisis only for Sunamganj, but for the whole ...

Jamaat Ameer continues to distribute food and gift items among Sylhet flood victims for consecutive 4th Day

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, Human beings should serve other humans- such spirit originated from the holy Quran. Almighty Allah said, You are the best of peoples, evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah. (Sura Imran: Verse 110) This task is not easy. We have to struggle and face obstruction and intimidation from the evil forces. To overcome such barriers, we have to be stronger in faith. He is a better human being who serves people in crisis. We are not able to remove public suffering. But at least we ...

Jamaat Ameer distributes food and other gift items among Golapganj Upazila’s flood victims

It is our religious obligation to stand by the side of the people in this critical condition. You have the right to receive services from the people of Bangladesh. But as I have hailed from this land, so you have more rights to me. We saw the severity of this flood. We met a mother who had lost her son during this calamity. The recent flood made a disastrous impact on the people of this region. Water has entered the house of the locals. People had no shelter.

Everybody burst into tears losing their near and dear ones and other belongings. ...

Jamaat-e-Islami forms a fund of 5 crore taka for the rehabilitation activities in flood-affected areas

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman on 12th July 2022 has announced a fund of 5 crore taka for the rehabilitation procedures in flood-affected areas.

In this regard, Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said that from 16-17th June, several districts of the north-eastern and northern part of Bangladesh were severely affected by the disastrous flood. By the grace of Almighty Allah, the situations in these areas have improved a bit. But the damages and losses, caused by this flood are unimaginable. Only Allah can manage such losses. We are seeking His blessings and mercy for the helpless flood victims. May Allah ...

Jamaat Ameer distributes food and other gift items among flood victims of Kompanyganj area of Sylhet district

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said that massive losses occurred in the recent flood. No human being or government has the ability to manage it. Only Almighty Allah can make it possible. The government has some responsibilities in this regard so we do. We want the government to do its duties. They have to be accountable before Almighty Allah for their failures. But we are here from a humanitarian organization. Our party wants to bring a quality change in this country. We want to establish a society, free from crimes. We want the people to live in dignity. This ...

Jamaat Ameer celebrates Eid-ul-Adha with the flood affected Sunamganj inhabitants

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, the recently held one of the most disastrous flood incident was a solid test for the faithful and believers. Crises and dangers come from Almighty Allah. The believer’s obligation is to hold patience and have full confidence upon Allah. They should look for fogiveness for their sins and simultaneously will seek His assistance. We have been trying to serve the flood victims with our leaders and activists.

May Allah forgive our shortcomings and limitations while discharing these activities. He said this while addressing different Eid gatherings in various places of Sunamganj district.

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Jamaat Ameer greets the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 7th July, 2022 extending greetings to the fellow countrymen on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Adha.

The occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, enriched with the memories and lessons of Hazrat Ibrahim (A) is to be celebrated shortly. Eid-ul-Adha inspires us to offer more sacrifice and dedication. It instills the spirit of sacrificing everything for attaining the satisfaction of Almighty Allah. This occasion also motivates us to establish a just society free from social discrimination and exploitation. We have to follow and comply with Islam wholeheartedly at all stages of life with the ...

Jamaat Ameer demands release of detained party leaders, activists and renowned Islamic scholars prior to Eid-ul-Azha

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 4th July 2022 demanding the release of all the detained leaders and activists and noted religious scholars including Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former lawmaker Allama Delawar Hossain Sayedee, Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam, former MP Principal Maulana Abdul Khaleq Mondol, Nayeb-e-Ameer, and former MP Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam, Secretary General and former MP Professor Mia Golam Porwar, Assistant Secretary General Maulana Rafiqul Islam Khan and Chittagong city Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Shahjahan Chowdhury prior to Eid-ul-Azha.

In the statement, he further said, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Ameer, world renowned religious ...

Jamaat-e-Islami forms fund for flood-affected family’s potential students

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami has decided to provide financial assistance to the students of those families who have been affected by the disastrous flood of this year, particularly to the SSC, Dakhil or equivalent examinees. Initially, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami has formed a special fund of 55 lakh taka to meet the purpose.

Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in this regard stated, “It is highly required now to provide financial assistance to the students of those families who have been affected by the disastrous flood of this year, particularly to the SSC, Dakhil or equivalent examinees. They are the future of the nation. We all ...

Jamaat Amee distributes food packet gifts among flood victims in Habiganj district

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, “There is no doubt about the massive damage caused by the flood this time. 13 districts of the country are flood affected. 3 more districts are yet to visit. While visiting the flood-affected areas, it was tough to control tears after watching the unbearable sufferings of the victims. Allah bestows tests on someone to assess their patience; it is also a test for his fellow brothers to judge whether he comes in to assist them or not. Jamaat-e-Islami is a victim organization. Around 12 thousand cases have been filed against 13 lakh ...

Dangers and crises come from Allah as tests and tribulations; it helps to know the nearest one

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman stated that the worst ever flood has come for the believers as a test. It will be tough to overcome the losses of lives and properties. But to turn around, the government and the affluent quarters should make combined efforts. Despite being an oppressed organization, Jamaat has taken a stance on the side of the flood victims. Jamaat’s leaders and activists rushed to the flood-affected area of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. I would like to thank all Jamaat people and other people who have been helping the flood victims. May Allah bless you all.

He ...

We came here to serve you as a part of our responsibilities as human beings- Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited various flood-affected areas of Sunamganj district today including district’s Jamalganj Upazila’s Bhimkhali union’s Jallabaj village and Dhormopasha Upazila’s Noagaon village and distributed food and other gift items among the flood victims.

At that time Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, all praises to Almighty Allah. Almighty Allah created human beings just to worship Him. So, we will praise him and worship time throughout our lives. Dangers and crises come from Allah. People are entirely responsible for these trials and tribulations. We all are sinners. Allah bestows such danger upon us to check our patience. ...

Fear of Allah and love for humanity encourage us to work for the helpless people, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahma has distributed foods and gift items among the flood victims of the Sunamganj district. On the 26th of June, Jamaat Ameer visited the flood-affected area of Islampur union, Doara Bazar Sadar union, and Mannargaon union and distributed food and other necessary items among the victims.

Jamaat Ameer further said, we have not come here to give you relief; rather we came here with love and empathy. It was our duty to take care of you by visiting your homes. But we cannot do that due to time shortages. We are sorry for that. Jamaat-e-Islami has ...

Jamaat Ameer demands immediate release of the political prisoners and religious scholars

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 25th June 2022 marking the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June.

“The incumbent government has been continuing repression and torture against the citizens of the country, particularly against the opposition leaders and activists in various ways. The authority has put the dissident voices into prison for years without any trial procedure. General masses are not secured anymore. They are imprisoning hundreds of noted religious scholars in connection with false cases. In recent times, the countrymen became shocked to see the insulting and humiliating ...

Jamaat wants to ensure due rights for every citizen, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, just yesterday this place was dry but today everything has been destroyed by flood water. We have no capacity to remove your sufferings. But amid such a tough situation, the way you expressed gratitude to Almighty Allah, I am praying to Allah so that He becomes pleased with you. May Allah bestow mercy upon you, and bless you with long life. We did not come here to distribute relief. Rather we have come here to see you. The items, which we brought here, are not relief items. You are our dearest people. ...

Jamaat-e-Islami is working hard to lessen the suffering of the flood victims, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has visited the flood-affected areas of Rajibpur Upazila under Kurigram district on 22nd June morning. At that time, he distributed relief among the flood victims.

Addressing the gathering, Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, Sylhet, Sunamganj, and several northern districts including Kurigram have been hit by the severe flood. This time flood caused major damage to public life and properties, including their domestic animals, cattle, and crops. The victims are running here and there in search of shelter and food. A severe humanitarian crisis has been created in these areas.

He said, “We came here not ...

More than 1000 people killed in Afghanistan Earthquake; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 22nd June 2022 as at least 1000 people have been killed and more than 1500 people became injured during a massive earthquake in Paktika, the Eastern province of Afghanistan.

I am expressing deep shock and sorrow as more than one thousand people have been killed and over 1500 people became injured during a massive earthquake in Paktika, the Eastern province of Afghanistan. The casualties of the earthquake and losses of properties are unprecedented and will be difficult to overcome. I am praying to Almighty Allah seeking blessing ...

Jamaat is by the side of the flood victims of Sylhet in their critical moments, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said Jamaat has been working for the people in all disasters. Jamaat is trying to serve the Sylhet residents in the current flood situation as well. We are not allowed to stay at home, not to communicate with people; rather we have to go through torture, repression and imprisonment, and execution. But by carrying out such oppression, they will not be able to refrain us from working for humanity. Despite all limitations and barriers, Jamaat has extended its hands of cooperation to the flood victims. The affluent corners of society should come forward in ...

Jamaat is by the side of the flood victims of Sylhet in their critical moments, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said Jamaat has been working for the people in all disasters. Jamaat is trying to serve the Sylhet residents in the current flood situation as well. We are not allowed to stay at home, not to communicate with people; rather we have to go through torture, repression and imprisonment, and execution. But by carrying out such oppression, they will not be able to refrain us from working for humanity. Despite all limitations and barriers, Jamaat has extended its hands of cooperation to the flood victims. The affluent corners of society should come forward in ...

Instead of staying at home, Jamaat leaders and activists must stand by the side of flood victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, a severe catastrophe has been created in Sylhet. The Sylhet residents never witnessed such calamity before. Due to the overflow of water, the entire Sylhet is deprived of power, network, and gas supply. Shops are closed in many places. Flow from the upper stream and torrential rains have caused a disastrous situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. Almost all parts of Sylhet city are submerged by water.

He further said Jamaat has allocated 50 lakh taka for the Sylhet flood victims. It will be extended gradually. Jamaat will conduct relief operations by forming ...

Jamaat leaders and manpower actively stand beside the Sylhet flood victims, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman, Acting Secretary General Maulana ATM Masum, and the central delegates have witnessed the worsening flood condition of Sylhet around the day. They visited the severely affected areas and distributed relief among the victims.

Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman distributed reliefs at Sylhet Sadar’s Sonatola, Bolaura, Badaghat Model High school shelter center, 39 ward’s Rashidia Madrasa shelter center, and Tukerbazar area. Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General Advocate Ahasanul Mahabub Zubzyer, Sylhet city Ameer Muhammad Fakhrul Islam, Sylhet north organizational district’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Syed Faizullah Bahar, Assistant Secretary Maulana Islam Uddin, Sadar thana Jamaat Ameer Sultan Khan, Jalalabad thana ...

The government is pushing the country towards critical condition, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman stated that, although different international and national human rights organizations have expressed concern about the absence of human rights, freedom of speech, and naked interference in the democratic rights, the government is paying no heed to such issues. Their fascist activities are increasing alarmingly. Overall, the government is pushing the nation toward a critical condition. We all have gathered in the Islamic movement with a dream of victory. Our ultimate destination is Jannah. On its way, sacrificing limbs, and organs are temporary barriers. We are keen to reach our target with all such barriers ...

Jamaat declares 50 lakh taka flood assistance for flood victims; urges government to launch relief and rescue operations

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 17th June 2022 urging to extend all-out assistance to the flood victims of Sylhet, Sunamganj, Kurigram, and Lalmonirhat districts.

“The devastating flood severely affects millions of people in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. Such a water flow of water and severity is unprecedented. I am humbly seeking Almighty Allah’s help and blessing for the flood victims.

Within one and half months, Sylhet and Sunamganj districts are facing the severity of flood once again. Sylhet residents can hardly remind any such flood in their lifetime. The highway and rivers all apparently become ...

Gazipur city Jamaat Ameer S M Sanaullah dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central working committee member and Gazipur city Jamaat Ameer Principal S M Sanaullah has been going through treatment as he had been suffering from colon cancer. He died on 7th June 00:53 am at the age of 53. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He has left his wife, one son, two daughters and many other relatives. His first Namaj-e-Janaja was held at 7.30 am at the premise of Tamirul Millat Kamil Madrasa, second Janaja at 9,30 am in Gazipur Dakhin Chayabithi society school ground, third Namaj-e-Janaja at his own institution Baitul Ulum Madrasa and 4th and last Janaja ...

Jamaat Ameer condemns BJP leader's derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad (pbuH)

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 7th June 2022 protesting and condemning India’s ruling BJP leader's derogatory remarks against holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuH).

In recent times, India’s ruling BJP leaders have made derogatory remarks against holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuH) while attending a television talkshow which is really unfortunate and regrettable. It is a direct blow against religious sentiment. By such comments, they have hurt the hearts of the people. We are condemning and protesting such remarks.

Any people has the right to exercise his/her religion and rituals. No religion encouraged its followers to make foul or ...

Jamaat Ameer visits Sitakunda’s blaze spot and BM container depot; Visits fire victims in different hospitals

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has instantly visited the spot of Chittagong district’s Sitakunda Upazila and BM container depot which came under unprecedented blaze on 5th June. Jamaat Ameer witnessed the severity of the fire incident directly. Then, he visited several hospitals in port city Chittagong to see the fire victims, spent some time over there, consoled them, and prayed for their quick recovery. He also provided them with some financial assistance. At that time, Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General and Chittagong city Ameer Muhammad Shahjahan accompanied the Jamaat Ameer.

During the visit, Jamaat Ameer said, I was watching the incidents ...

Secretary General shown arrested for the third time; Jamaat Ameer condemns; demands immediate release

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 1st June 2022 protesting and condemning the incident of showing Jamaat’s Secretary General and former MP Professor Mia Golam Porwar arrested for consecutive third times even after the High Court granted bail in all cases.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Secretary General and former member of parliament Professor Mia Golam Porwar was arrested on 6th September of 2021. He was shown arrested in a political case and subsequently sent to jail. Later, he was granted bail and he was shown arrested in two other cases in order to prolong his imprisonment. ...

Jamaat Ameer visits the flood-affected area of Sylhet’s Biyanibazar; distributes relief

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited the flood-affected area of Sylhet district’s Biyanibazar Upazila’s number one Alinagar union on 22nd May Sunday. During the visit, Jamaat Ameer expressed his concern over the deteriorating flood condition.

Jamaat Ameer said, as faithful servants of Almighty Allah, it is our duty and obligation to take a stand by the side of the flood victims. Islam is the religion of humanity. Muslims are fellow brothers. Irrespective of religion and political differences, Jamaat had been by the side of the helpless people always and will be insha Allah. It is Islam’s moral teaching to serve ...

Combined efforts are required to tackle the ongoing humanitarian crisis, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, the humanitarian crisis has been created centering the sudden flood in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. We have to facilitate combined efforts to tackle the ongoing humanitarian crisis. We should sincerely believe that dangers and crises come from Almighty Allah. So, we have to seek forgiveness for our deeds. We also need to come forward to serve the flood-affected people. We are weak; even though we came here to take by your side as much as we can. Irrespective of political identity and other divisions, people must come together to help the flood ...

Fair election is not possible under Awami League government, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Rangpur-Dinajpur region organized a two-day long workshop on the virtual platform on 20th and 21st May with the district/city working committee members. Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General and regional coordinator Maulana Abdul Halim presided over the program. Central organizing secretary Maulana Momtaz Uddin hosted the program. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program as the chief guest.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said Jamaat was established to meet the challenge of the century. Many the veteran leaders are not among us today. Repression, murder, false cases, and imprisonment have become a regular phenomenon in this country. Public voices are subdued. Pens ...

Jamaat members should play a pivotal role to establish Deen Islam, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman attended a training session of male and female members on last 13th May, 2022 in a local auditorium in Rajshahi with Rajshahi city Ameer and Jamaat’s central working committee member Dr. Keramat Ali in the chair. Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former lawmaker Professor Mujibur Rahman also addressed the program as the special guest.

Rajshahi city Jamaat’s Acting Secretary Principal Mahbubul Ahsan Bulbul hosted the program. Among others, Jamaat’s central executive committee member and Dhaka city South Ameer Nurul Islam Bulbul, Jamaat’s central working committee member and Khulna region’s coordinator Muhaddith Abdul Khaleq, Rajshahi city Nayeb-e-Ameer and ...

Fair, credible election under non-party government has become a public demand says Jamaat Ameer

Fair, credible election under a non-party government has become a public demand. As such all-out movement should be launched to press the demand of forming a non-party government in order to hold the next election under a non-party government. Everyone should play an active role in this movement.

BangladeshJamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a daylong workshop with the Bogra district’s working committee members in a local auditorium on 15th May. Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General and Bogra region’s acting coordinator Maulana Abdul Halim presided over the program.

He further said, the incumbent election commission is another choice and subservient ...

Jamaat Ameer urges party leaders and activists to get prepared for upcoming struggle and movement with the spirit of patience, courage, sacrifice and dedication

A leadership conference was held in Magura in a local complex on 12th May 2022 with district Ameer Professor MB Baker in the chair. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was present in the program as the chief guest. Central executive committee member and Jessor-Kustia region’s coordinator Mobarak Hossain attended the program as the special guest.

District Secretary Professor Sayeed Ahmed Bachchu hosted the conference. Former district Ameer Abdul Matin and leaders of district and sub-district levels were present at the conference.

Addressing the program as the chief guest, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman urged the Jamaat leaders and activists to get prepared for ...

Jamaat Ameer urges public representatives to act sincerely and ethically

A workshop was held on last 13th May with the newly elected Union Council chairman. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Rangpur-Dinajpur region has arranged this workshop. Jamaat-e-Islami’s Assistant Secretary General Maulana Abdul Halim presided over the program while central working committee member and regional team member Professor Mahbubur Rahman Belal hosted the event. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program by using a virtual platform as the chief guest. Among others, Jamaat’s central executive committee member and central election committee secretary Principal Md. Ijjat Ullah, Chirir Bandar Upazila council’s former chairman and regional team member Maulana Abdul Khaleq, team member Advocate Abdul ...

Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh killed by Israeli forces; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 13th May 2022 protesting and condemning the murder of Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank by the Israeli forces.

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank. On 11th May, Israeli soldiers conducted a raid in Jenin city. Abu Akleh was there to cover the story and at that time, the Israeli soldiers shot at her head. By continuing such murder, Israeli forces wanted to subdue the voice of the media. This murder incident also demonstrated ...

Jamaat leaders should play a proactive role to bring significant changes in the society, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, training is very important for personal success and development. We will be able to fulfill our shortages and simultaneously increase our skill and quality. Almighty Allah bestows the blessing of leadership upon skilled and qualified people. We want to bring positive changes to Bangladesh. But to do so, we have to change ourselves first. We have to be prepared mentally to ensure such personal development. He urges the party leaders to play a pivotal role in order to alter the disturbing trends of society.

He said this while addressing a leadership workshop, organized ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contributions of former Ameer Shaheed Maulana Nizami

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9th May 2022 remembering the contributions of the Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Ameer, world-renowned religious scholar, former minister and former member of Parliament Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami.

“Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami is a known figure to the people of this country. He was a religious scholar and Islamic thinker. Honesty, quality, humbleness, and generosity have uplifted him in an extraordinary position. Since his youth, based on his quality he led his contemporaries in various aspects. From the onset of his student life, he was involved with preaching Islamic ideology ...

Jamaat Ameer greets the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29th April 2022 extending greetings to the fellow countrymen on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.

The month of Ramadan, in which the Holy Quran has been revealed, is bidding farewell to us. Eid-ul-Fitr is approaching following a month-long training of exercising Almighty Allah’s directives in our personal, social, and national lives and also aboutbecoming motivated with the spirit of Taqwa (fear of Allah).

We are going to experience this occasion in such a period when it becomes extremely difficult for low-income people to lead their lives due to excessive price ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to observe May Day with due fervor

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29th April 2022 urging to observe International Labour Day popularly known as May Day on 1st May.

The upcoming 1st of May is going to be observed as May Day. The laborersand workers of America’s Chicago city set a unique example of sacrifice on this day in 1886 in order to secure their rights. Being inspired by that incident, the labor communities around the world have been carrying out movements to ensure their due rights till now. Often, the laborers have to take to the street and sacrifice their ...

Jamaat Ameer demands release of all party leaders and activists prior to Eid-ul-Fitr

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement o 28th April 2022 demanding release of all detained leaders and activists including Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Allama Delawar Hossain Sayedee, Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam, former MP Principal Maulana Abdul Khaleq Mondol and Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam, Secretary General and former MP Professor Mia Golam Porwar and Assistant Secretary General Maulana Rafiqul Islam Khan.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Ameer, world-renowned preacher of the Quran and former MP Maulana Delawar Hossain Sayedee has been kept behind the bar for the last 12 years. Assistant Secretary General ...

Rahbar: A memoir of former Jamaat Ameer Late Maqbul Ahmed published

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Feni district has unveiled the book named, Rahbar, which has been published commemorating the life and activities of former Jamaat Ameer Maqbul Ahmad. The unveiling ceremony was held in the capital Dhaka on 19th April.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman was present in the program as the chief guest. Among others, Feni district Jamaat Ameer AKM Shamsuddin, Nayeb-e-Ameer Maulana Mahmudul Haque, district Secretary Maulana Abdul Hannan, and two sons of late Maqbul Ahmed namely Imran bin Ahmad and Engineer Ismail Muhammad Noman were present on the occasion.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, our dearest Rahbar and former Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contributions and sacrifices of Shaheed Muhammad Kamaruzzaman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman issued the following statement on 11 April 2022 remembering the contributions and sacrifices of noted journalist, politician, intellectual, author, researchers, and Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.

Muhammad Kamaruzzaman was involved with the Islamic movement since his student life. As a politician, along with his political role, he also kept significant contributions as an author, researcher, and journalist. He authored several important books. His books and articles will inspire the leaders and activists of the Islamic movement and the people of this country in the coming years. His contributions to establishing democracy, justice, rule ...

Jamaat Ameer demands the release of detained party leaders and activists on the eve of holy Ramadan

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 2nd April 2022 demanding the release of Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and world-renowned scholar of Quran and former MP Allama Delawar Hossain Sayedee, Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam, noted religious scholar and former parliament member Principal Maulana Abdul Khaleq Mondol and other leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatrashibir in order to allow them to observe fasting along with their family members.

For the last 12 years, Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and world-renowned scholar of Quran and former MP Allama Delawar Hossain Sayedee has been kept behind the bar. Right now, ...

Jamaat Ameer Urges government to preserve holy Ramadan’s sanctity

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 1st April, 2022 urging to preserve and protect the sanctity of the holy month of Ramadan and also to ensure the functionality of the state, society, and individual lives based on the spirit of Taqwa.

“Amid the ongoing global crisis, the holy month of Ramadan has appeared before us with the sermon of mercy, bounties, blessing, and forgiveness. The blessed Prophet (peace and blessings be upon Him) said, “Ramadan is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle, forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire (of hell). There ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to observe Independence Day on 26th March; greets the countrymen on the eve of National Day

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 24th March, 2022 urging to observe the Independence and National Day on next 26th March, 2022.

On 26th March of 1971, the valiant freedom fighters and the general people formed all-out resistance against the then Pakistani rulers in order to ensure rule of law, justice, freedom of speech, and fundamental rights. They took part in the liberation war to build a country free from poverty, starvation, and unemployment. Bangladeshi finally achieved independence in exchange for many lives and sacrifices. But since then 51 years have passed, still many dreams ...

Death penalty against former MP, religious scholar and Jamaat leader Maulana Abdul Khaleq Mondol; Jamaat Ameer expresses concern

Satkhira district’s pro-people leader, former member of Parliament, former member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-islami’s central Majlish-e-Shura, former district Ameer and noted religious scholar Principal Maulana Abdul Khaleq Mondol has been awarded death penalty. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 24th March, 2022 expressing deep concern over such initiative. He also demanded the immediate release of all detained Jamaat leaders.

In the statement, Jamaat Ameer said, the government has been murdering one after one Jamaat leaders by plotting conspiracies. Satkhira district’s pro-people leader, former member of Parliament, former member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-islami’s central Majlish-e-Shura, former district Ameer ...

Sincere performer of obligatory activities gains Allah’s favor, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, the holy month of Ramadan is appearings soon with the sermon of mercy and blessings. Almighty Allah has mentioned several decrees as obligatory in the Quran and Zakat or Infaq Fi Sabilillah is one of them. Allah makes it mandatory for the Sahibe Nesab. Sincere performer of this obligatory action will gains Allah’s favor and love. We all are hopeful to become Allah’s dearest servant. To gain such honor, we need Taqwa and Ramadan is the biggest opportunity to achieve Taqwa. Dhaka city South Jamaat has been conducting multiple noble and humanitarian activities ...

Despite tortures and repressions, our welfare activities will continue, asserts Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, Jamaat-e-Islami has been experiencing unprecedented tortures and repression for the last 12 years. The main reason for such oppression was to stop our welfare activities. We are not submissive to any human being, we are only loyal to Almighty Allah and keep all trust in Him. As such, despite tortures and crackdowns, Jamaat’s welfare activities will continue in the upcoming days.

He said this while distributing financial assistance among the fire victims of Kaptan Bazar in a city auditorium on Sunday. Jamaat-e-Islami Dhaka city South arranged the program. Central Executive committee member and ...

In the wake of public wrath, the government has to leave office soon, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman ha said the government has intentionally caused the price hike of the essentials. Market syndicate is not only responsible for this situation. A vested political force is working behind creating this unjust hike. Massive resentment and hatred have been created among the people about this government. As such, in the wake of public wrath, the government has to leave office soon. He urged everybody to initiate a comprehensive movement for launching a genuinely representative government.

He said this while addressing a virtual workshop of the Ward President, secretary, and thana working committee members as the ...

Members have to make the highest sacrifice for the sake of Islam and humanity, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, we have to be inspired and motivated by the stories of Prophet Ibrahim (May Allah bless him). We know his story about experiencing the enormous fire. As per the instructions of Almighty Allah, the fire turned into something cool. Prophet Ibrahim (A) attained all his achievements which justifies his title as `Khalilullah or the Friends of Allah.” Later, Prophet Ibrahim (A) was also assigned to sacrifice his son. When Prophet Ibrahim (A) notified his son Ismail (A) about Allah’s instructions, he was very happy with that and motivated his father to comply ...

We have to make the highest sacrifice to attain the satisfaction of Almighty Allah, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, Almighty Allah has sent Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon Him) as a blessing for humanity. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon Him) loved his birthland so much. We have to love our birthland as well and have to work hard to bring the citizens of the country towards the path of Islam. Like the sacrifices of our Prophet (peace and blessings be upon Him) and Prophet Ibrahim (A), we have to remain firm and steady on the path of Islam despite all sorts of obstructions, barriers, and adversities. We ...

Jamaat Ameer put emphasis on promoting religious and moral education to save society from misdeeds and irregularities

A seminar titled ‘Prophet Muhammad’s (PbuH) contributions in promoting education’ was virtually organized on 14th March 2022. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s central education department arranged the event. Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman presided over the program. Central Education Department’s Secretary and Bangladesh Adarsha Shikhok Federation’s General Secretary Professor ABM Fazlul Karom hosted the event. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program as the chief guest.

Manarat International University’s former Vice-chancellor Professor Dr. M Abdur Rab, central education department member, and Bangladesh Adarsha Shikhok Federation’s President Professor Dr. M Korban Ali presented their discussions in the seminar. Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer ...

Jamaat Ameer reiterates the demand for holding election under caretaker government; criticises government for unprecedented price hike of essentials

A meeting of the central Executive Committee of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami held today with Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman in the chair. The meeting discussed country’s overall situation. Addressing the program, Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said, according to the constitution, Islam is the state and official religion of Bangladesh. 90 percent of the total populations are Muslim. But violating the constituion and the religious spirit of the majority people, the government has taken decision to issue license in favor of alcohol. The authority also allowed to open bar and alcohol shop in a place where just about 100 consumers ...

People of the country to be united to tackle conspiracies against Islam

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, Islam is a special blessing of Almighty Allah. This deen has been bestowed for the welfare of humanity Even the Prophets discharged the duties of establishing of Deen Islam. We have to reach people the Islamic dawah towards the path of the Prophets. But these activities are being barred in many ways now. The religious leaders are being harassed. One after one anti-Islamic laws are being enacted. The issuance of alcohol license is the latest example.

Conspiracies are going on to eliminate Islamic force and to resist such conspiracies, Islamic forces must be united. ...

Quranic message can free this society from exploitation and simultaneously make a safe and just society- Ameer-e-Jamaat

Jamaat-e-IslamiDinajpur South organizational district arranged yearly members’ conference on 25th February from 9 am to 4 pm. Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, even coming in an age of extreme ignorance, the final Prophet (pbuH) made outstanding efforts to ensure highest welfare of humanity. But even then, the social aspect was not changed expectedly. All misdeeds including stealing, robbing, nudity and indecency were on the rise. But then, with the golden touch of divine message, the Prophet (pbuH) and His companions turned the society into a beautiful one. Even in today’s world, only Quranic message can free this society from ...

Jamaat Ameer remembers the sacrifice and contributions of language movement heroes

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has stated that, we are the only nation in the world who had sacrificed lives for the sake of our language. Our utmost sacrifice is, we had successfully secured the status and dignity of our mother language by dint of that sacrifice. Whereas, our failure and irony of fate is, we are observing the day on 21st February instead of 8thFalgun. Jamaat Ameer remembered the sacrifices of all language movement heroes and urged the government to ensure official honor on behalf of the nation for the living heroes.

He said this while addressing a virtual ...

We have to endorse Islamic spirit and values by preaching Islam among the people

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said that, unit presidents have to play key role in building Islamic society and simultaneously to secure the freedom of the people. People will never be freed under the prevailing ineffective state mechanism and corrupted administrations. This is why, Jamaat-e-Islami has to ensure active role to endorse Islamic spirit and values by preaching Islam among the people. He said this while addressing a virtual conference of Narayanganj city’s unit presidents’ on Friday.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, people are required to be vocal to preserve and protect country’s independence and sovereignty and also against the ...

Jamaat Ameer calls to observe International Mother Language and Martyrs Day on 21st February with due fervor

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 19 February, 2022 urging the countrymen to observe International Mother Language and Martyrs Day on 21st February with due fervor.

International Mother Language and Martyrs Day is going to be observed on 21st February. In 1952, the youth, students and other communities launched a movement in order to establish Bangla as official state language. To suppress that movement, the then law enforcement agencies of Pakistan opened fire against the agitating students. Several including the students of Dhaka University were killed on that day. The people of the country will ...

Mia Golam Porwar has taken into 3 day police remand; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 14 February, 2022 protesting government's recent move as Jamaat's Secretary General and former lawmaker Professor Mia Golam Porwar has been taken into police remand in connection with a false case.

Government has shown Jamaat's Secretary General and former lawmaker Professor Mia Golam Porwar in another false case and subsequently taken into three day police remand. He had secured bail from the High Court although he was not released and shown arrested in two more false cases. He is sick for years and underwent through surgery. Even though, he has ...

Jamaat Ameer helps to build house for 110 year old lady Ozirunnesa of Narail district

A national daily has recently published about the sufferings of 110 year old lady Ozirunnesa, a resident of Char Paranpur village under Itna union inNarail district, who became a victim of Madhumoti river erosion. The news drew the attention of Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman and he became saddened. Ameer-e-Jamaat Dr. Shafiqur Rahman instantly communicated with Narail district Ameer Ataur Rahman Bachchu and instructed him to construct a house for aged Ozirunnesa.

According to such instruction, 4 decimal land was bought for this lady and subsequently a semi-wall tin shade house was built for her. The house has a bed room, ...

Leaders have to play role ignoring risks in this vulnerable situation

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has stated that Jamaat dreams to implement a successful revolution in this country. Dhaka city South is the most important and administrative area of the country. Important infrastructures of the country are located here. Secretariat, Supreme Court, Police Headquarters, National Press Club, Dhaka University, Dhaka Medical College, Bangabandhu Medical Universities and other establishments are situated in Dhaka city South area. You are the Thana Ameer and Secretaries of that important city. We have to keep in mind that, when the key administrative areas become ready for the victory of Deen Islam, whole country become ...

Jamaat Ameer reiterates his demand to release party’s Secretary General

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 12 February, 2022 protesting and condemning the latest move of the authority as they kept Jamaat’s Secretary General and former lawmaker Professor Mia Golam Porwar imprisoned in connection with new cases even after he had secured bail from High Court in all cases.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Secretary General and former member of the Parliament secured bail in all cases from the High Court. He was set to get release today. But he was forced to wait idle in the jail gate for hours and in the meantime, he was shown ...

In addition to secure the Quranic knowledge, we have to achieve worldly skills, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Our motherland is a great blessing for us from Almighty Allah. We have to love this country by all means irrespective our differences. We have to attain the satisfaction of Allah through humanitarian activities. This is why, in addition to secure the Quranic knowledge, we have to achieve worldly skills.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing a training session of the Upazilanad Thana Ameer today. Jamaat-e-Islami Rajshahi region arranged the program.

Ameer-e-Jamaat Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, we have to be attentive in serving Allah and simultaneously by doing His ibadah with dedication and sincerity. The companions of the ...

Jamaat will continue to take stand by the people’s side despite government’s oppression, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Despite the continuous and consistent repression and tortures of the ruling quarters, Jamaat-e-Islami will remain by the side of the people. Jamaat is experiencing worst ever suppression. Significant number of leaders and activists are being murdered unjustifiably and many are being made crippled. Around 3.4 million people are being harassed with false and politically motivated cases. Even the women are also being detained in connection with some fabricated cases.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said this while addressing virtual members’ conference of the Kurigram district on 4 February.

Jamaat Ameer further said, the Prophets, their companions and the faithful believers had ...

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman urges all to be united against all anti-Islam conspiracies

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has stated that, Islam put emphasis on an organized life. Almighty Allah says in verse number 103 of the Sura Imran in the holy Quran that, “And hold fast, all together, by the rope which Allah (stretches out for you), and be not divided among yourselves. In a Hadith compiled in Musnad Ahmad and SunanTirmizi, it is found that the Prophet (pbuH) said, “I am giving you five instructions. These are: to be organized, to become loyal to leader, to listen to the leaders, to migrate and strive in the cause of Allah.” In ...

We will continue to make effort to build ourselves as per the Quranic principle in order to repair our society and the nation- Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, as a nation we are very ashamed. Gradually Bangladesh is becoming a bankrupt nation as it is losing all good stuffs gradually. Though many years have elapsed since the independence, but the people’s hope from liberation are not met yet. After the landslide victory of Awami League in 1970 election, the then ruler of West Pakistan deprived them from power. The West Pakistani rulers ignored public mandate which caused severe resentment among the people of this region, which ultimately exposed through the war of liberation.

He said this while virtually addressing a leader’s conference ...

Jamaat-e-Islami has been working relentlessly for the welfare of the people, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, not only Bangladesh but also the world have suffered severely due to adverse impact of corona pandemic. Many people in our country became workless. As a result, unemployment, poverty and distress have increased alarmingly. But the government has taken no initiative to remove their crisis. Under the circumstances, as an ideological, pro-people and responsible political party, Jamaat-e-Islami has extended their help to make people self-reliant. He also urged the affluent sections of the society, government and non-government quarters to come forward for creating job opportunities for the under-privileged communities.

Jamaat Ameer said this while ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to help the poor and the winter affected people

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 27 December, 2021 urging to take stand by the side of the winter affected helpless people.

"The severity of the winter season have increased in various parts of the country. In particular, the people of the Northern districts including Panchagarh, Nilphamari, Bogra, Kurigram, Rangpur and Dinajpur have been suffering the worst. Winter related diseases have expanded as well. The sufferings of the poor and impoverished people of these areas know no bounds. Though some solvent people and organisations are voluntarily helping these affected people but no government's initiatives are ...

Fire on a Barguna-bound launch: Death toll goes up to 37; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 24th December, 2021 expressing deep shock as at least 37 passengers were killed and 200 became burnt after a fire broke out in the engine room of a launch on the Sugandha River near Jhalakathi Sadar upazila early today.

The fire started around 3:00 am on the Barguna-bound MV Abhijan-10 launch that started journey from Dhaka. The launch was moving towards Barguna from Dhaka. More than 200 passengers became burnt and 37 burnt dead bodies have been recovered so far. I am deeply shocked and saddened with ...

Severe mismanagements in airport; dishonest quarters increased ticket fare excessively; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21st December, 2021 urging to stop harassment of the expatriates in airport and also to withdraw the extra ticket fare.

“Severe mismanagement and chaotic situation is prevailing in the airport now. Extreme deficiencies and crises are being experienced due to the collapse of flight schedules, luggage corner, parking hassle, excessive disturbance of mosquitoes and the brokers and etc. Even after arriving in the airport on due time, the passengers are missing their flights for these mismanagements. Being victimized with these harassments, they are expressing their resentments through different means. 

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Jamaat Ameer recalls the contribution of Shaheed Abdul Quader Molla; urges to fulfill his dream of establishing Islamic society

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 11 December 2021 recalling the contributions of Jamaat’s former Assistant Secretary General, noted journalist and intellectual Abdul QuaderMolla.

Former Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, noted journalist and intellectual Abdul QuaderMolla has played an active role for establishing Islamic society in Bangladesh. As a politician, author, academician and researcher, he played a pivotal role for the development of the nation. He was a member of the liaison committee during the anti-autocracy movement of the 90s. He was very active in establishing democracy, rule of law, voting and human rights. ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to establish democracy, people’s voting rights and fundamental rights

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9 December, 2021 on the occasion of World Human Rights Day, which is going to be observed on 10 December.

“World Human Rights Day is going to be observed on 10 December. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations. The formal establishment of Human Rights Day occurred at the 317th Plenary ...

Hefazat Islam’s Secretary General Maulana Nurul Islam Jihadi dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 29 November 2021 expressing deep shock at the death of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh’ Secretary General, noted religious scholar Maulana Nurul Islam Jihadi.

Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh’ Secretary General, noted religious scholar Maulana Nurul Islam Jihadi has died in the private hospital of the capital this noon. Innalillahiwa Inna IlaihiRajiun. He was always active in establishing Islamic heritage and culture. He also played a pivotal role against the anti-Islamic activities. Maulana Nurul Islam Jihadi was the Muhtamim of the Jamiatul Islamia MakhjanulUlum Madrasa, situated in Khilgaon of the capital, Dhaka. He ...

Not as the associate, we have to move towards Jannah as an activist of Al Quran, says Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’sChittong city’s Associate Member conference held today with city Ameer and Jamaat’s central working committee member Muhammad Shahjahan in the chair. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman attended the program as the chief guest.

Central Majlish-e-Shura member and Chittagong city Secretary Principal Nurul Amin hosted the event. Around 10 thousand Associate Members joined the conference. Addressing the program, Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, Jamaat-e-Islami is not doing politics merely, rather we are doing politics to build a peaceful, progressive, safe and humanitarian society and we have to continue our efforts in the upcoming days. Although, our fellow countrymen are suffering ...

Jamaat Ameer remembers former Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and his contributions

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21st November, 2021 recalling the contributions of Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Secretary General and former Social Welfare Minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.

“Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid is a fearless soldier and outstanding leader of the Islamic movement. He will be remembered for years for his bold and historic role in establishing democracy, rule of law, justice, human rights, people’s voting rights and most of all, a welfare state.

He discharged duties successfully as the Social Welfare Minister during the 2001-2006 tenure of the 4 party alliances. As a minister, he set an ...

The countrymen must be united for the sake of Islam, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Although 50 years have passed since the independence but still the fellow countrymen are not experiencing its real benefit. People’s dream for establishing democracy, fundamental rights and humanitarian Bangladesh is not met. They have to struggle for securing their rights. The mass sufferings became intensified as the incumbent government is gripping the office by holding farcical election and simultaneously by seizing people’s voting rights away. As there are no accountabilities, the ruling sections have become accustomed to authoritarian rule. The people earlier had fought for two times, firstly in 1947 and secondly in 1971. But the people could not taste ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the tragic events of 28th October; vows to bring the killers to the justice

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 26th October, 2021 urging to organise special prayer and discussion programs commemorating the martyrs who had sacrificed their lives on 28th October of 2006

28th October of 2006 was the last day of the 4 party alliance government. On that day, the Awami hooligans created a violent mayhem across the country by using sicks, domestic and other lethal weapons. Jamaat-e-Islami arranged a meeting at the North gate of national mosque Baitul Mukarram. Since that morning, Jammat leaders and activists began stage making process. But suddenly, Awami goons attacked the ...

4 killed in Chandpur; Jamaat Ameer blames government for irrational roles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 14 October 2021 protesting and condemning the tragic incident as 4 people were shot dead while holding a procession protesting against the recent incident of humiliation of the holy Quran.

On 13 October, a severe derogation of the holy Quran took place in a Puja altar of the Hindu community in NanuaDighir Par of the Comilla town. It has been committed to hurt the religious sentiment of the Muslims people. The incident sparked tension and chaos instantly and the government failed to tackle the situation. The authority could find ...

Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu passes away; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 2nd October 2021 expressing deep shock at the death of Jatio Party’s Secretary General and former minister Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu.

Jatio Party’s Secretary General and former minister Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu died in a hospital of the capital this morning while undergoing treatment. InnalillahiWa Inna IlaihiRajiun. He had a versatile and profound political career. I am expressing deep shock at his death.

May Allah accept all his noble deeds, forgive his sins and bless him with Jannah. May Allah bless his family, relatives and party associates to hold patience ...

Veteran politician of Turkey OğuzhanAsiltürk passes away; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 1st October 2021 expressing deep shock at the death of OğuzhanAsiltürk,chairman of Turkey’s Sadat party’s the High Advisory Board and head of the Milli Görüş Association.

One of the key associates of former Turkish Prime Minister Professor Necmettin Erbakan and chairman of Sadat party’s the High Advisory Board and head of the Milli Görüş AssociationOğuzhanAsiltürk,died at the age of 86 on Friday after coming down with COVID-19 last month.InnalillahiWa Inna IlaihiRajiun. I am expressing deep shock at his death.

Late OğuzhanAsiltürk was a noted Islamic personality and veteran ...

Islamic movement’s activists have to work together for establishing Deen Islam, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has addressed the virtual member’s conference of Bogra East organizational district took place today on 24 September 2021.

Addressing the program, Jamaat Ameer said, human being is the best creature of Almighty Allah. People have to leave this earth and they are bound to move for hereafter. Human being has to be accountable for his/her deeds on the judgment day. Besides, people will be asked about their rights towards other and how did they meet these rights. So, according to our own oaths, we have to be concerned about our neighbors.

Jamaat Ameer said, all prophets ...

Another two-day remand against Jamaat’s Secretary General and other central leaders; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 12 September 2021 protesting and condemning consecutive remand of two days against 5 top leaders including Jamaat’s Secretary General and former lawmaker Professor Mia Golam Porwar and Assistant Secretary General Maulana Rafiqul Islam Khan and ongoing arrest drives across the country.

“Police arrested 9 Jamaat leaders including Jamaat’s Secretary General on last 6 September. They were taken into 4-day remand on 7 September. As that remand concludes, they were produced before the court today and another 10-day remand plead against them. The court later granted two days remand against ...

Police arrests Nayeb-e-Ameer and Ex-MP Maulana Shamsul Islam; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9 September, 2021protesting and condemning the unjustified arrest of Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer, central President of Bangladesh Sramik Kollan Federation and former lawmaker Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam.

“Police has unjustifiably arrested Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer, central President of Bangladesh Sramik Kollan Federation and former lawmaker Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam from house in Uttara of the capital on 8th September night. Earlier, on 6th September, police arrested Jamaat’s Secretary General and former lawmaker Professor Mia Golam Porwar and 6 other central leaders from Bashundhara residential area. Besides, in last two days, police arrested 15 ...

10 leaders including Secretary General and two Assistant Secretary Generals arrested; Jamaat Ameer condemns; Demands immediate release

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 6 September, 2021 protesting and condemning the unjustified arrests of 10 top Jamaat leaders including party's Secretary General and former MP Professor Mia Golam Porwar, Assistant Secretary General Maulana Raifqul Islam Khan and Hamidur Rahman Azad and demanding their immediate release.

"Jamaat-e-Islami is a systematic and democratic political party. Amidst the ongoing covid-19 pandemic situation, Jamaat is trying relentlessly to stand by the side of the people. As a part of party’s regular activities, a meeting was organised this afternoon keeping Secretary General Professor Mia Golam Porwar in the ...

Jamaat Ameer remembers Mir Quasem Ali and his contribution for the nation and the Islamic movement

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 2 September 2021 recalling the contribution of Jamaat’s central executive committee’s former member, noted entrepreneur, social worker and media personality Mir Quasem Ali.

Mir Quasem Ali has struggled throughout his life to build a happy, prosperous and Islamic welfare state. He was the founding central President of Bangladesh IslamiChhatrashibir. He played pro-active role in establishing numerous Islamic and welfare institutions including Islami Banks, insurance, Mosques, Madrasa and etc. He has taken unique initiative to reach healthcare at the door steps of the poor people with limited cost. The people ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the victims of enforced disappearance; people’s basic rights have been disappeared, he alleges

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29 August, 2021 marking International Day of Enforced Disappearance on 30th August.

International Day of Enforced Disappearance to be observed on 30th August. According to the statistics and information of different human rights organization and global human rights watchdogs, under the current regime since 2009 to July of 2021, more than 6 hundred people became the unfortunate victims of enforced disappearance, abducted by the plain cloth people, who claimed themselves as law enforcers. In later period, dead bodies of 78 persons have been rescued, 89 have been shown as arrested and ...

Brahmanbaria boat capsize tragedy; death toll rises to 22; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 28 August 2021 expressing deep shock as at least 22 people drowned and around 50 others went missing as a boat capsized in LaishkaBeel in Brahmanbariaon Friday evening.

More than 100 people were on board when the boat left Champaknagar area for Brahmanbaria town around 5:30pm on Friday.As the boat reached Dewdona area, it collided with a small dinghy and the boatman lost its control. The boat was then hit by two sand-carrying vessels coming from the opposite direction and capsized. So far, 22 dead bodies including ...

A Just society to be established for securing people’s rights, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

The severity of corona pandemic has caused a mess across the globe. More 4.4 million people have died of this disease so far. People are really helpless now. Despite such gloomy situation, we surprisingly observe that vested quarter’s oppression, tortures, looting have not stopped yet. The government also failed to take stand by the side of the impoverished community. Innocent people are being sued with false and concocted case. People’s rights can never be established without an Islamic welfare state. Almighty Allah has sent all the Prophets to facilitate public welfare. The Prophets had struggled in a systematic way. Our ...

Jamaat Ameer’s statement marking the holy Ashura Day

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 19 August 2021 to mark 10th of Muharram, the holy Ashura Day.

“For the Muslims all around the world, the Day of holy Ashura is very significant and important. The tragic incident of martyrdom of the grandson of our holy Prophet (peace be upon Him), Hossain (RA) on the day of 10th Muharram is one of the most significant and remarkable incidents of the Muslim history. The whole Muslim Ummah became emotional, shocked and aggrieved by remembering the tragic events of Karbala.

Hazrat Hossain (Ra) embraced martyrdom along with his family members on ...

Hefajat Ameer AllamaJunayedBabunagari dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 19 August 2021 at the death of Hefajat-e Islam’s elected Ameer and renowned religious scholar Allama Junayed Babunagari.

In the message of condolence, Jamaat Ameer said, Hefajat-e Islam’s elected Ameer and renowned religious scholar, the pulse of the Islam loving people Allama Junayed Babunagari died at 12.30 at noon in a hospital of the port city Chittagong. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He has played proactive role in establishing Islam and Islamic values in Bangladesh. He has tremendous contributions in launching many religious institutions including Mosques and ...

Members should maintain the oath of loyalty through devotion and sacrifice, says Dr. Shafiqur Rahman

Virtual members’ conference of Kushtia district Jamaat-e-Islami held this morning from 8.30am to 11:15 in the morning. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’sAeer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the conference as the chief guest. In his address, Jamaat Ameer said, the way Prophet Ibrahim (A) became the dearest servant of Almighty Allah through unprecedented sacrifice and dedication, we have to try to attain His blessings by making similar sacrifice. If we can maintain the dignity of the oath of loyalty, by the will of Almighty Allah, we will be able to be included among the blessed servant of Allah.

Kushtia district Jamaat Ameer Khandaker AKM Ali ...

Over thousand people killed in a major earthquake in Haiti; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the message of condolence on 17 August 2021 expressing deep shock over the massive casualties and losses of properties in a massive earthquake in southwestern Haiti on last 14th of August.

A major earthquake killed at least 1419 people in southwestern Haiti on Saturday, reducing churches, hotels and around 84 thousand homes to rubble in the latest tragedy to hit the impoverished Caribbean nation already mired in humanitarian and political crises.

The 7.2-magnitude quake, which was followed by a series of aftershocks, struck 8 km (5 miles) from the town of Petit Trou de ...

Jamaat Ameer calls the members to work hard for establishing a just and balanced society

The half-yearly member’s conference of Dinajpur North organizational district Jamaat-e-Islami held on 10 August, 2021 virtually. District Ameer Principal Anisur Rahman presided over the program, while district Secretary Rabiul Islam hosted the event. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the program as the chief guest.

Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General Maulana Abdul Halim, central organizing Secretary Principal Maulana Momtaz Uddin, former Dinajpur district Ameer Aftab Uddin Molla, Dinajpur South organizational district Ameer Md. Anwarul Islam spoke on the occasion as special guests.

Addressing the program, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, “our fellow members have to maintain their lives as per the oath of loyalty. ...

Lightening strike kills 20 in Chapai Nawabganj and 2 in Kishorganj; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 4 August 2021 as 20 people were killed in a lightning strike at Telikharighat in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district today.

Massive lightening took place at the Shibganj Upazila in Chapai Nawabganj district at around 12 pm today. Subsequently 20 people including 5 members of a same family were killed instantly.  Several others became injured. They met the tragic end of their lives while heading towards Paka union to attend a wedding ceremony. On their way, suddenly rain appeared and as such they took shelter in a house ...

Jamaat Ameer greets the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 18 July 2021 extending greetings to the countrymen on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha.

“The holy Eid-ul-Azha is again knocking our door with the historical lesson and significance of sacrifice and devotion. Eid-ul-Azha encourages us to offer more sacrifice and also to hold more dedication. Eid-ul-Azha revives the spirit of sacrificing everything for the satisfaction of Almighty Allah. The holy occasion also teaches us to work for eradicating social discrimination and for establishing a just society free from exploitation and repression. We have to follow Islam wholeheartedly personally and ...

Over 50 people killed in a deadly fire at Narayanganj food processing factory; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9 July 2021 expressing deep shock as more than 50 people killed after a massive blaze tears through food processing factory in Rupganj, an industrial town 25km (15 miles) east of capital Dhaka.

At least 49 bodies were recovered from the six-storey food factory building in Naryanganj'sRupganj taking the death toll to 52. Still, there are many people missing. This factory was used to produce juice, soft drinks and different other food items. Of the deceased, there were some kids. The bodies were burnt in such a way ...

Jamaat Ameer instructs party men to help the corona victims; urges law enforcers not to harass the general masses

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 5 July 2021 urging the party leaders and activists to take stand by the side of the corona affected people and their families.

“The corona pandemic situation has been drastically deteriorated across the country. Over 150 people are being died of covid-19 everyday and the number of affected people is also increasing alarmingly. Since last 4 July, 9 lakhs 44 thousand 917 people have been affected by coronavirus while 15 thousand and 65 people have died. People are not getting treatment in the hospital. People are being died miserably ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to stop execution process of Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Egypt

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 2 July 2021 urging to be refrained from executing the top leadership of Muslim Brotherhood, politicians, intellectuals and human rights activists by the tyrant regime and also demanding immediate release of all the detainees.

“Since the dethronement of Egypt’s first democratically elected President Dr. Mohamed Morsi in 2013, the incumbent tyrant military ruler of Egypt has made all the arrangements of issuing death sentence and life term imprisonment against the senior leaders of Muslim Brotherhood, noted politicians, thinkers and human rights activists. Since 2013, death penalties have been declared ...

Noted Islamic thinker and former bureaucrat Shah Abdul Hannan passed away; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 2 June 2021 at the death of noted economist and former Secretary of Bangladesh government Shah Abdul Hannan.

Noted economist and former Secretary of Bangladesh government Shah Abdul Hannan died in a city hospital at 10:37 in the morning on 2 June 2021. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He has been undergoing treatment for last couple of days. He has discharged duties as the Secretary to the Finance Ministry and various other ministries successfully. He also accomplished his duties as the Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, ...

Personal lives, country and nation must be built according to the Islamic lifestyles, rules and regulations

A two-day long workshop with the working committee members of Upazila and Thanas of all districts of the Kushtia, Meherpur, Jhinaidah and Chuadanga region held on last 28th and 29th of May. Jamaat-e-Islami’s central executive committee member and Jessore-Kushtia region’s coordinator Mobarak Hossain presided over the program. On the last day, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman addressed the presence as the chief guest.

Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said, “We are expressing gratitude to Almighty Allah as He blessed us and allowed to get us included in a well-structured and disciplined organization like Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. We have to engage in devotion and ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to help the Cyclone Yaas affected victims in coastal areas

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 27 May 2021 urging all to help the coastal people who have been badly affected by cyclone "Yaas".

’27 Upazilas of the coastal 9 districts including Satkhira, Khulna, Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Noakhali and Laxmipur have been massively affected by the cyclone Yaas. Thousands of houses, roads, educational institutions, markets and small shops have been submerged by the surging water due to the cyclone. Upper tides of the water bodies have swept away hectors of farm land, fishing ponds and other cultivable areas. The embankments of these coastal ...

Jamaat Ameer extends greetings to the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 12 May 2021 extending greetings to the fellow countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

“We are at the last end of the Holy month of Ramadan, in which the holy Quran was revealed. The joyful occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr is approaching before us following a month-long training of ingraining the fear of Allah amongst us and also to comply the rules and doctrines of Almighty Allah in all stages of our lives including our personal, social and national lives.

This year, we are going to experience Eid day in such ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the historic contribution of Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9 May 2021 recalling the historic contribution of former Jamaat Ameer, world renowned Islamic scholar, former minister and former member of Parliament Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami.

“Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami is very common name to the people of Bangladesh. He was a noted Islamic scholar and thinker. His unique characteristics of honesty, efficiency, generosity, humbleness, and broadness had taken into an exceptional height. Due to his leadership quality, since his childhood he served the organization as leader at various stages of life. He was always involved with ...

Jamaat Ameer condemns Israeli soldier’s attack against Muslim devotees in Al Aqsa Mosque compound

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 9 May 2021 condemning the barbarous attack of the Israeli Zionist forces in the compound of the holy Mosque Al Aqsa which left more than two hundred Muslim devotees.

Israli brutal security forces stormed into holy Al Aqsa attack and carried out inhuman attacks against the Muslim devotees. More than 2 hundred devotees have become injured in the incident. Some of the injured are in critical condition. Like the entire Muslim world, we are deeply shocked and saddened to see such merciless attacks of the Israeli security forces in ...

26 dead as speedboat overturns after hitting bulkhead anchored in Padma; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 3 May 2021 as at least 26 people were killed in a naval mishap in Padma in Madaripur's Shibcharupazila this morning.

The speedboat was coming to Banglabazar Ferry Ghat, taking 30 passengers from Shimulia ghat of Munshiganj towards Banglabazar ferry ghat. Subsequently, the speedboat overturned after hitting a sand-laden bulkhead anchored in Padma near Kathalbari ferry ghat in Madaripur's Shibcharupazila. So far, 26 bodies have been recovered and several are still missing.

I am expressing deep shock for the deceased and extending sympathies to their mournful families. I ...

5 including 2 children dead in Sylhet road accident; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 2nd May, 2021 as five persons of a same family, including two children, were killed as a truck hit a CNG-run autorickshaw on Sylhet-Tamabil highway this morning.

This morning at around 6 am, five persons of a same family, including two children, were killed as a truck hit a CNG-run autorickshaw on Sylhet-Tamabil highway. The accident happened at the highway's Ferighat area when a CNG-run autorickshaw was thrashed by a truck which was coming at high speed. 4 persons had been killed on the spot while another ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to observe ‘International Workers’ Day with due fervor

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29 April 2021 urging to observe ‘International Workers’ Day’ on 1st May.

Upcoming 1st May is International Workers’ Day. On 1st May of 1886, the labor community of Chicago in America had set unique example of sacrifice. Following the incident, the labor societies from around the people become inspired and since then they have been struggling to secure their own rights. The movement of the labor community have not attained success yet. Even during the critical pandemic time, the labors are taking to the street seeking their dues and ...

Jamaat Ameer urges authority to allow prayer in mosques under health rules and regulations

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 14 April 2021 urging the authorities to allow prayers according to its capacity maintaining all health regulations during this lockdown.

In the wake of the severe outbreak of coronavirus, the government declared nationwide lockdown from 14th to 21st April. But even within this lockdown, the garments and all other mills and factories are allowed to keep open and thousands of workers are working in these establishments complying all health rules and regulations. But simultaneously, the government imposed strict restrictions on performing prayers inside the mosque. In all mosques, bigger ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to preserve and protect the sanctity of holy month of Ramadan

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 12 April 2021 urging to preserve and protect the sanctity of holy month of Ramadan and also to conduct personal and the social interaction and state functions based on piety and fear of Allah.

Amid the increasing rate of covid-19 pandemic worldwide, holy month of Ramadan has appeared before us with the sermon of mercy, forgiveness and salvation. The Holy Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: It (Ramadan) is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle, forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire (of hell). In the last 10 ...

Jamaat Ameer respectfully remembers the contribution and sacrifice of Muhammad Kamaruzzaman

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 10 April 2021 recalling the contribution and sacrifice of noted journalist, politician, intellectual, author, researcher and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.

Muhammad Kamaruzzamn was sentenced to death in a government filed false and manipulated case. Different quarters from home and abroad condemned that sentence. United Nations, United States, United Kingdom and other countries and human rights watchdogs urged the Bangladesh government to halt his execution. But denying and defying all those appeals, Muhammad Kamaruzzaman was executed on 10.30 at night of 11 April, 2015.

Since his student ...

Launch capsize in Shitalakkhya river: 27 bodies recovered; 13 people killed during nor ‘westers; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 5 April 2021 expressing deep shock as 27 bodies were recovered after a Munshiganj-bound launch, which capsized in the Shitalakkhya riverinNarayanganj and in another incidents 13 peoplewere killed when falling trees crushed them during nor'westers in Gaibandha and other districts.

A Munshiganj-bound launchnamed Sabit Al Hasan, carrying over 50 passengers, capsized in the Shitalakkhya river near the third Shitalakkhya Bridge at Koylaghat of Syedpur area under Narayanganj district when it was hit by a "coaster tankerlast evening. So far 27 dead bodies have been recovered from the ...

World renowned Muslim scholar Shaykh Muhammad Ali Al Sabuni Al Halabi dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the message of condolence on 19 March 2021 at the death of veteran religious scholar and noted scholar of Quran Shaykh Muhammad Ali Al Sabuni Al Halabi (RA).

In his message of Jamaat Ameer, Allama Sabuni was born in the city of Halab in Syria in 1939 in a prestigious Muslim family. In his boyhood, he completed Hifzul Quran and concentrated in higher studies. He also authored several significant books on various issues and sections of knowledge. He is the author of renowned Tafsir Safwat al-Tafāsīr. He died in a neighboring village of ...

Jamaat Ameer’s call marking International Al Quds week

Marking International Al Quds week, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has made the following call:

We are expressing our deepest gratitude to Almighty Allah, Who has set Al Aqsa Mosque as the first Qibla for the Muslims. We are praying Durud to honor our Prophet (peace be upon Him), who has ascended to heaven during the journey of Isra. In this journey, Buraq descended at Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa where the Prophet met a congregation of Prophets – all Prophets before his time: Adam, Nuh, Hud, Idris, Salih, Yousuf Shuayab, Zachariah, Yahya, and the other Prophets mentioned in the Quran (peace be upon them all) and ...

Let us forget and ignore hatred, jealousy and vengeance to become more united

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has said that national unity and consensus has not been established even 50 years after the independence. It is difficult to protect national independence and sovereignty with broad based and coordinated efforts. But regrettably, instead of national unity, an environment of disunity and chaos has been created intentionally. Jamaat Ameer said, all the existing problems should be resolved through united efforts. It is our duty to preserve and protect our independence and sovereignty. On the eve of 50 years of our independence, the nation should be built not with division and disunity, rather with ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to solemnly observe International Mother Language and Martyr’s Day on 21st February

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 19 February 2021 urging to solemnly observe 21st February as International Mother Language Day and Language Martyr’s Day.

21st February is going to be observed as International Mother Language and Language Martyr’s Day. In 1952, people of all classes including our youths, juveniles and student communities launched a massive agitation and movement against the then rulers in order to press their demands of establishing Bengali as the state language.

The brutal authorities instructed the law enforcers to open fire against the agitators which left several people killed including some students ...

Jamaat Ameer distributes seasonal fruits and winter clothes among the disadvantaged communities

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said that Jamaat-e-Islami is an ideological, people-oriented and welfare political organization. Jamaat holds the spirit of serving humanity. We have tried always to remain with the people in favorable and adverse situations. As a part of the same approaches, we have come here with winter clothes and seasonal fruits. This task should not be considered as a pity rather it is our moral obligation to the people. We do believe that you will consider our simple assistances in that way. Jamaat Ameer urged people of all classes and sections to come forward to help ...

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind leader Dr. Mohammed Rafat dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 10 January 2021 at the death of renowned Islamic scholar, author of numerous books and the senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Dr. Mohammed Rafat.

Renowned Islamic scholar, author of numerous books and the senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Dr. Mohammed Rafat has died in Al Shifa Hospital of New Delhi on 8 January. InnalillahiWa Inna IlaihiRajiun. He has retired recently from Jamia Millia Islamia. As an author and researcher, he wrote several books. The Muslim Ummah lost a great author, researcher and Islamic personality at his demise. ...

12 killed as train hits bus in Joypurhat; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 19 December, 2020 as at least 12 people were killed and eight injured when a bus collided with a train in Joypurhat Sadar upazila today.

A passenger bus of Bandhan Paribahan collided with a Rajshahi-bound Uttara Express train from Parbatipur at Puranapoil rail crossing this morning that left 12 people killed and 6 others injured. I am.expressing deep condolence at this tragic mishap and extending sympathies to their mournful families. May Allah forgive them and bless them with Jannah. I am also praying for the quick recovery ...

Jamaat Ameer demands immediate release of Allama Sayedee

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 7 December 2020 urging to stop harassing detained AllamaDelawar Hossain Sayedee and to release him immediately.

“World renowned speaker of the holy Quran and veteran religious scholar AllamaDelawar Hossain Sayedee is remaining behind the bar for last 10 years. He is 82 now and suffering from various diseases. He is also under health risks due to covid-19 pandemic situation. He was produced again before a makeshift court, in the Dhaka Alia Madrasa Ground in Bakshi Bazar of the capital in connection with two cases. The cases are 10 years ...

Former MP and Jamaat women’s wing’s former Secretary Rashida Khatun dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Former Secretary of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s women wing and former member of Parliament Muhatarama Rashida Khatun died at around 8.30 am today at her house after yearlong sufferings due to liver cancer. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. She was 85. She left 5 sons, two daughters and many other relatives. Her Namaj-e-Janaja will be held at Mirpur DOHS mosque after Asr prayer and subsequently she will be buried in Azimpur graveyard of the capital.

Message of condolence:

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 23 November 2020 at the death of former ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contribution of Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid; urges activists to accomplish his unfinished tasks

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21 November 2020 recalling the contributions and sacrifices of former Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami and former Minister for Social Welfare Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.

Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid has played a pivotal and historic role in all democratic movements of the country. His contribution in establishing rule of law, justices, human rights, people’s voting rights and launching welfare society is undeniable.

During the 4-party alliance’s regime from 2001-2006, he served the nation successfully as Social Welfare Minister. He discharged his duties with honesty, transparency and skills. He set an example ...

Renowned religious scholar Golam Sorwar Sayedee dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 21 November 2020 at the death of Renowned religious scholar, noted speaker of the holy Quran, Principal of Brahmanbaria district’s Kosba Upazila’s Araibari Kamil Madrasa and the Peer of Araibari Darbar Sharif, Allama Golam Sorwar Sayedee.

Allama Golam Sorwar Sayedee, the veteran and notable religious scholar of the Indian sub-continent got infected by covid-19 and subsequently admitted in the Apollo hospital in Dhaka. He was in life-support for several days. Finally, he died this dawn at 4.15 am. Inna lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He was a ...

9 killed as locally modified vehicle overturns in Chapainawabganj; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 19 November 2020 expressing deep shock as 9 people killed in a road mishap in Shakopara area in Shibganj Upazila of Chapai Nawabganj district.

“Nine people were killed and seven others injured when a Bhotbhoti, a locally modified vehicle, also carrying rice overturned and plunged into a roadside ditch in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district early today. The accident took place around 5:00am near Bhanga Bridge in Barikbazar area, killing eight people on the spot and injuring nine others. Two of them are in critical condition. I ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to observe Revolution and Solidarity Day with due fervor

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 5 November 2020 urging to observe ‘Revolution and Solidarity Day’ on upcoming 7 November.

National Revolution and Solidarity Day is going to be observed on 7 November. In the history of Bangladesh, the day is immensely significant. The general masses from all classes and sections came to the street on that day of 1975 to protect and preserve the independence and sovereignty of the country and simultaneously to resist all conspiracies and plots.

The nation is going to observe the day this time in such a period, when there is ...

Perverse trend of politics began on 28 October; the nation is still suffering for it, alleges Jamaat Ameer

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman said a rogue and perverse trend of politics began in Bangladesh on 28 October of 2006 and still the nation is suffering for it. The leaders and activists of the ruling party had carried out an unprecedented mayhem on this day in Dhaka city in which several Jamaat men were killed and many more others got injured. The brutal incident of 28 October has marked a stigmatized chapter in the civilized world. Actually, with those barbaric attacks, Awami League has sent democracy of the country to the exile. The brutalities also paved the way ...

Jamaat Ameer commemorates the martyrs of 28 October, 2006; urges to hold discussion and prayer program

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 27 October 2020 urging to arrange discussion and prayer program to commemorate the martyrs who had been killed brutally by the attack and assaults of Awami hooligans along with their sticks and locally made other lethal weapons on 28 October of 2006 across the country. 

In 2006, at the last end of the 4-party alliance government’s tenure, Awami League led grand alliance created an intentional mayhem and anarchy of attacks and vandalism nationwide. Jamaat-e-Islami organized a rally on the same day in the North gate premise of Baitul Mukarram. ...

Jamaat Ameer protests over reprinting of the Prophet’s (peace be upon Him) cartoons in France

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 26 October 2020 protesting and condemning the state sponsored exhibition of sarcastic and derogatory cartoons of the holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon Him) in France.

Under the direct backing of the government, a sarcastic and derogatory cartoons of the holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon Him) has been exhibited in a skyscraper of France. Several years back, France has published similar derogatory and humiliating cartoons of the Prophet (peace be upon Him) as well. It is unfortunate and regrettable as the President of France has patronized ...

Veteran lawyer and former Attorney General Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 24 October 2020 at the death of Supreme Court’s senior lawyer Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq.

Senior lawyer of Bangladesh Supreme Court and former Attorney General Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq died at 8.30am while undergoing treatment in Ad Deen Hospital of the capital. InnalillahiWa Inna IlaihiRajiun. He was in the hospital for last 15 days.

He was respected by all quarters as a professional lawyer. He had worked throughout his life to uphold rule of law, justice and most of all to ensure the independence of the judiciary. Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq also disclosed his ...

Jamaat Ameer led the Namaj-e-Janaja of late Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali

Former central working committee member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, former lawmaker, senior lawyer of Bangladesh Supreme Court, former Assistant Secretary of Supreme court Bar Association and former central President of Bangladesh Sramik Kollan Federation Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali died in a private hospital of the capital this noon at the age of 78 due to massive brain hemorrhage. Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun.

The Namaj-e-Janaja of late Sheikh Ansar Ali took place following the Magrib prayer at the Bottola mosque in Bijaynagar of the capital. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman led the prayer. Prior to the funeral prayer, Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and ...

Veteran Jamaat leader and noted lawyer Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Former central working committee member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, former lawmaker, senior lawyer of Bangladesh Supreme Court, former Assistant Secretary of Supreme court Bar Association and former central President of Bangladesh Sramik Kollan Federation Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali died in a private hospital of the capital this noon at the age of 78 due to massive brain hemorrhage. Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 6 October, 2020 at the death of Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali.

In his condolence mesaage, Jamaat Ameer said, Advocate Sheikh Ansar Ali was a dedicated individual ...

Pakistan Jamaat’s veteran leader Abdul Ghaffar Aziz dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 5 October 2020 expressing deep shock at the death of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Abdul Ghaffar Aziz.

Noted religious scholar and Arabic litterateur Abdul Ghaffar Aziz has played pivotal role in spreading and circulating the messages, teachings and sermons of Islam in the global arena along with his active participation in the Islamic movement of Pakistan. As the Assistant Secretary General of World Supreme Ulama Council, he also made some great efforts to unify religious scholars. He always raised his voice in favor of the oppressed people in ...

Jamaat Ameer signs the condolence book to commemorate late Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman visited the Kuwait embassy in Dhaka on 1 October 2020 morning to sign the condolence book which has been opened to commemorate Late Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. Jamaat Ameer also prayed for the departed soul of the late Kuwaiti ruler.

During the occasion, Jamaat Ameer said, “May Allah forgive and bless the late Emir of Kuwait and award him with protection and peace. May Allah accept him as His distinguished guest and expand his grave. May Allah accept all his noble deeds to bless him with Jannah.

Ameer-e-Jamaat also met the high ...

Israel closes Ibrahimi mosque to Muslims once again; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 24 September 2020 protesting and condemning the recent move of the Zionist Israeli authority as they closed Ibrahimi Mosque for the Muslim devotees.

The Zionist Israeli authority recently closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron to Muslim worshippers for two days on Monday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover. Prayer is stopped in this mosque now. This Ibrahimi Mosque is very significant and prestigious for the Muslim communities across the globe. The graves of Islam’s prophet Ibrahim (A), Hazrat Yaqub (A) and Hazrat Yousuf ...

Veteran religious scholar Allama Shafi dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 18 September 2020 at the death of director general of Al Jameyatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam Madrasa, popularly known as Hathazari madrasa, Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh and President of Befakul Madarasil Arabia Bangladesh Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi.

He was taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) as his physical condition deteriorated yesterday. He was put on life support at CMCH and was later flown to Dhaka today, and was admitted at Asgar Ali Hospital where he passed away this evening. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun.

Allama Shah ...

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammad Badie sentenced to life imprisonment; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 14 September 2020 condemning the latest life imprisonment sentence which has been handed down against Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie and 12 others by an Egyptian court.

Muslim Brotherhood is the most popular Islamic organization to the Egyptians. This historic platform has been struggling for decades to establish democracy, rule of law and human rights in Egypt. The people of Egypt extended their overwhelming support to the Muslim Brotherhood in 2012 national election. Mohamed Morsi of Muslim Brotherhood became the first democratically elected President of Egypt. But then, Morsi ...

18 people including 11 women and children killed in 3 tragic accidents; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 9 September, 2020 expressing deep shock as at least 18 people including 11 women and children have been killed and 10 more injured in 3 major accidents in different parts of the country. 

At least 11 people including women and children drowned while 10 other passengers remained missing in a collision between two trawlers in a river at Netrakona's Kalmakanda upazila today. Most of the victims hailed from Dharampasha upazila in Sunamganj district except for Hamida who hailed from Netrakona's Sadar upazila.The incident took place in the ...

Jamaat Ameer extends his helping hand to 104-year-old helpless lady Kiron Bala Mandal

Kiron Bala Mandal, a helpless and impoverished lady, hailed from SripurUpazila of the Magura district. She is 104 years old now. After passing so many years of her lives, still she was passing days amid misery and uncertainty. Even she had not a place to live in. Jamaat Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman got such information about this old-aged lady.

Jamaat Ameer took noble initiative to make a house for Kiron Bala Mandal. It has been constructed. On 5 September 2020, Saturday Jamaat Ameer rushed to SripurUpazila of the Magura district. The old lady became extremely happy and speechless to see ...

Jamaat Ameer recalls the contribution of Mir Quasem Ali; urges authority to return his missing son back to the family

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 2 September 2020 recalling the contribution of Jamaat’s Central Executive Committee’s former member, noted entrepreneur, social worker and media personality Mir Quasem Ali.

Mir Quasem Ali has worked throughout his life to establish a public welfare based Islamic society. He was the founding central president of Bangladesh Islami Chhatrashibir. He has played key role in establishing several Islami Banks, Insurance, mosques, Madrasa and other Islamic and welfare institution across the country. He took outstanding steps to reach the medical care to the doorsteps of the general masses. The people ...

Nayeb-e-Ameer Maulana Shamsul Islam sent to jail; Jamaat Ameer demands immediate release

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 1 September 2020 demanding immediate release of Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam and other detained Jamaat leaders and activists.

Nayeb-e-Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam and party’s central working committee member Ahsan Ullah went to a Chittagong court for attending a hearing in connection with a false case. Earlier, both of them had secured bail from High Court in this case. Accordingly, they surrendered before the court and pleaded for a bail today. But the court rejected their bail petitions and sent them to jail.

The case ...

Rights of the people have been disappeared, alleges Jamaat Ameer; urges authorities to disclose the whereabouts of the abducted victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29 August 2020 marking the event of the ‘International Day of the Disappeared’ on 30th August.
“International Day of the Disappeared is going to be observed on 30th August. According to the Asian Human Rights Commission, during the tenure of the present government, since 2009 to 2020, more than 500 people have been abducted by the people, who claimed themselves as the law enforcers. Off them, traces of 250 missing people have been found. Whoever has returned, disclosed nothing about their horrible experiences. Many of them are undergoing ...

Jamaat Ameer commemorates the tragic events of holy Ashura; urges all to continue struggle against injustices

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 28 August 2020 marking the event of holy Ashura on 10th Muharram of the Hijri year 1442. 

Muslims from all around the world consider the Day of Ashura as very significant. Almighty Allah has created the earth on this day and it will be destroyed on the same day. Allah has created the first man Adam (A) on this day. On this day, the great flood of Noah (A) has come to an end and His ark landed in the area of mount Judaic. Prophet Ibrahim (A) got free ...

Jamaat Ameer visits victim families of Netrokona Haor tragedy; extends sympathy and support

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has visited the mournful families who lost their near and dear ones in recent tragic naval mishap, that took place in the Netrokona district. Jamaat Ameer went to Mymensingh to express his sympathy and empathy to the victim families. He prayed to Allah to accept all the deceased as martyr. He also prayed to Allah seeking blessings so that they can hold patience. He stayed with the victim families for a while, talked to them and consoled them.

Jamaat Ameer recalled the deceased students and teachers who were involved with the Islamic education and the ...

Terrorist attack on Jamaat-e-Islami’s Pro-Kashmir rally in Karachi; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 6 August 2020 protesting and condemning the recent terrorist attack in a Pro-Kashmir march in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area organized by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), one of Pakistan's major religious parties.

Dozens of people have been wounded after a grenade explosion at a pro-Kashmir march in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on 5th August evening. According to the statement of the provincial Health Department, at least 39 people were wounded, including one person who was in a critical condition. We are expecting that the government of Pakistan would investigate into the incident within short span of ...

Jamaat Ameer greets the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 29 July 2020 extending greetings to the countrymen marking the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

The holy Eid-ul-Azha is going to appear before us with the spirit of sacrifice and devotion. Eid-ul-Azha inspires is with these unique and significant spirits. This occasion revives our heart to sacrifice everything for the satisfaction of Almighty Allah. Eid-ul-Azha encourages us to build a just society free from social discrimination and exploitation. We should follow Islam by establishing justice, equality and equity in our personal, social and national levels. By these means, we can attain ...

Flood situation deteriorates; Jamaat Ameer calls to help the flood victims

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 18 July 2020 expressing deep concern as millions of people have become waterlogged because of the deteriorating flood situation.

“Water of maximum rivers of the country are flowing over the danger level due to torrential rain and hillsides. Neighboring country India also opened the gates of several dams which caused severe deterioration of flood situation, particularly in the northern region. Because of such over flow of water, the incident of river erosion has been increasing alarmingly as well.

Houses, crops and other establishment have gone under water in various districts ...

36 bodies recovered so far as launch capsized in Buriganga; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 29 June 2020 expressing deep shock as the rescue workers recovered the bodies of 36 people after a launch carrying over 100 passengers capsized in Buriganga river at Dhaka's Shyambazar this morning.

Morning Bird, which was coming to Dhaka from Munshiganj, capsized in the river after it was hit by another launch Moyur-2 near Sadarghat launch terminal around 9:30am. So far, the rescue workers recovered the bodies of 36 people including female, male and children. Many are still missing. I am expressing my deep shock and condolence ...

Bangladeshi civilian shot dead by BSF in Naogaon border; Jamaat Ameer condemns

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 17 June 2020 protesting and condemning the latest incident across India-Bangladesh border as Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Bangladeshi cattle trader at Dakkhin Patari village along Adatala border in Sapahar upazila this morning.

Abdul Bari, a Bangladeshi cattle trader has been shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Dakkhin Patari village along Adatala border in Sapahar upazila today. Bangladeshi citizens are being killed in the same way often by the Indian security forces. If any citizen of the frontier region commits any ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to ensure effective good governance, transparency and accountability at all levels

Ahead of the announcement of the budget of 2020-21 fiscal year, in a statement Jamaat Ameer said,

“The entire economy is suffering due to covid-19 pandemic situation. Under the circumstances, the government has decided to place its budget for 2020-21 fiscal year. This budget is supposed to uplift the overall national economy. This budget should ensure the utmost usage of technology to free all sectors and establishments from corruptions including the law enforcement agencies, passport, education, health, local government and the ongoing mega projects. Code of conduct must be ensured at all public institutions. Citizen charters must be complied. Major reforms ...

Former Jamaat MP Muhaddis Abu Sayeed dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Former MP of Jessore-2 (Jhikorgacha-Chowgacha), Nayeb-e-Ameer of Jessore West organizational district, noted religious personality, Principal of Poddobila Fazila Madrasa Principal Muhaddis Abu Sayeed Muhammad Shahadat Hossain was addressing an online religious discussion on 30th May. Immediate after that address, he suddenly became sick and was instantly taken to the hospital. He died in the same hospital at around 3.30 in the afternoon. (Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun). He was 60. He has left his wife, 3 sons, two daughters and many relatives. His younger brother is renowned poet Mosharraf Hossain Khan, who is serving Kishor Kantha as the editor. His ...

26 Bangladeshis shot dead in Libya; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on May 30, 2020 protesting and condemning the killings of 26 Bangladeshi citizens in Libya.

The family of a Libyan human trafficker have shot 26 Bangladeshis to dead. They left Bangladesh 5 months back for Italy. In the meantime, they were held hostage by the abductors for twice. Finally, the kidnappers killed these 26 Bangladeshis and left another 11 injured. 3 off them are critically injured. I am condemning the incident sincerely.

I am praying for those people who have been killed in this incident and extending deep sympathy to their ...

Jamaat Ameer greets the countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 22 May 2020 extending greetings to the fellow countrymen on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.

The month of Ramadan, in which the holy Quran has been revealed, is bidding farewell to us. Eid-ul-Fitr is approaching before usfollowing a month-long training of exercising Almighty Allah’s directives in our personal, social and national lives and also to get motivated with the spirit of Taqwa (fear of Allah).

Along with the contagion of coronavirus, the recent attack of the super cyclone Amphan has caused severe damage in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Under ...

Jamaat Ameer demands release of all detained party leaders and activists before the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21 May 2020 demanding release of Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer AllamaDelawar Hossain Sayedee, party’s Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam, former MP Principal Maulana Abdul KhalequeMondol and all other detained leaders and activists before the ensuing Eid-ul-Fitr.

“Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’sNayeb-e-Ameer and world-renowned preacher of Quran Maulana Delawar Hossain Sayedee has been behind the bar for last 10 years. While, party’s Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam is imprisoned for 9 years, former member of Parliament Principal Maulana Abdul KhalequeMondol has been kept detained for 5 years and the veteran editor of Daily ...

Amphan is going to cross Bangladeshi coastal areas; Jamaat Ameer urges to offer prayer seeking protection and safety

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 19 May 2020 seeking Almighty Allah’s mercy and blessings to remain safe and protected from the massive damage and destruction ofsuper cyclone storm Amphan.

While the entire nation has been suffering from the severe crisis of coronavirus pandemic, as such the latest news of super cyclone storm Amphan has made the entire nation extremely worried and tensed. We are praying to Allah, the Exalted, to remain free from the disastrous impact of this storm.

I am urging the leaders and activists of the concerned area to remain alert about ...

Islami Oikkojot chairman Maulana Abdul Latif Nezami dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 12 May 2020 at the death of Islami Oikkojot’s Chairman Maulana Abdul Latif Nezami. 

I am expressing my deep shock and condolence at the death of Islami Oikkojot’s Chairman, President of the Nezam-e-Islam Party, veteran politician and noted religious scholar Maulana Abdul Latif Nezami. 

He has played significant role from his position to establish Islamic ideology in Bangladesh. Being the chairman of the Islami Oikkojot, a partner of 20 party alliances, he also performed a pivotal role in the movement for restoring democracy and people’s voting rights. Maulana ...

Former Assistant Secretary General Maulana Abu Taher dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Former Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and former central President of Islami Chhatrashibir, Principal Maulana Muhammad Abu Taher died on 9 May, 2020 at 10.30 pm at the age of 71. Innalillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun. He was suffering from various diseases and old age complications. He has left his wife, two sons, two daughters and many more relatives.  

At 1.45 am on 10 May 2020, his first Namaj-e-Janaja was held in his Mogbazar residence. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman led the prayer. Among others, Dhaka city North Ameer Muhammad Salim Uddin, City North unit’s Hatirjhil west ...

Jamaat Ameer remembers former Ameer Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami and his contributions

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on May 9, 2020 recalling the historic contribution of former Jamaat Ameer, internationally known religious scholar, former minister and member of parliament Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami. 

“Shaheed Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, a familiar name to the people of Bangladesh. He was a noted religious scholar and a thinker of Islam. His honesty, quality, generosity, humility and forgiving attitude have endowed him with a respectable position. By dint of his quality, since his boyhood he led the organization at various stages. He always kept him engaged in preaching, spreading and ...

Sri Lanka Jamaat-e-Islami’s former Ameer dies; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 5 May 2020 at the death of former Ameer of Sri Lankan Jamaat-e-Islami, Syed Muhammad Hasrat.

“I am deeply shocked and saddened at the death of Syed Muhammad Hasrat. He was a mindful man with humility and simplicity. He has played a significant role to preach and spread the message of Islam across Sri Lanka. He also obtained in-depth knowledge about different issues of Islam. Because of his sincere efforts, a simple book stationary shop has turned into a massive book publishing house over there. With this ...

Jamaat Ameer urges to preserve and protect the sanctity of holy Ramadan

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on April 23, 2020 urging to preserve and protect the sanctity of Ramadan and simultaneously recommending to modify the individuals, society and state based on Taqwa. 

“Amid the coronavirus pandemic worldwide, the holy month of Ramadan is appearing before us. The Noble Prophet (peace be upon him) has said: “Ramadan is the month, whose beginning is mercy, its middle forgiveness and its end, emancipation from the fire.”
In the last 10 days of this month, there will be the blessed night of Lailatul Qadr, which is better than thousand months. 

The ...

Jamaat Ameer expresses concern over the price hike of the essentials; urges government to take effective measures

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 21 March 2020 expressing deep concern over the increasing panic and fear among the people and the subsequent price hike of the essential commodities as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak worldwide. 

“In one hand, there are severe shortages of coronavirus test kits, while on the other, there are shortages of the essentials in the market, which have created a new crisis nationwide. Price of all essentials including rice and onions have increased once again. 

According to the reports of some dailies, in the retain market, within days, the price ...

Jamaat Ameer demands immediate and unconditional release of ATM Azharul Islam

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 17 March 2020 demanding immediate unconditional release of Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam.

“Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, ATM Azharul Islam has been remaining behind the bar for last 9 years. The government arrested him in September of 2011. He had been tortured physically and mentally in those days. Even he was produced before the court as shackled with iron chain. High Court granted him bail in 2012 and he was released subsequently. But while he was staying in home, the law enforcers cordoned his house. ...

Jamaat Ameer congratulates the newly elected panel of Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ)

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 14 March 2020 congratulating the winners of the Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) election.

“I am congratulating those winners who have secured victory in the election of Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) in this crucial moment of the nation.

The journalists are the good conscience of the nation. They are playing pivotal role to establish democracy, rule of law and human rights in the country. DUJ has played significant role in different critical national issues earlier. We hope that the newly elected leaders of DUJ will continue to perform important ...

Fire destroys 200 shanties at Rupnagar and 50 in Jatrabari slums; Jamaat Ameer expresses concern

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 11 March 2020 expressing deep concern as around 200 shanties were damaged as a blaze swept through a slum in Dhaka's Rupnagar area and similarly another 50 houses were burnt in Gobindapur of Jatrabari of the capital this morning.

The most poor and impoverished people are living in slums. They are deprived from all basic living privileges. But in recent times, many slums and shanties are being burnt due to blaze and other accidents. Immediate after such an accident, many talks and discussion are being heard but finally it ...

Jamaat Ameer urges people to offer special prayer on Friday seeking refuge from corona virus outbreak

In a statement issued on 9 March 2020, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has prayed to Almighty Allah seeking refuge from the infection of Corona virus.

“We are deeply concerned and worried over the outbreak of corona virus worldwide. We already received the news that 3 people of Bangladesh also got affected by this virus. Since then, the entire nation is tensed and passing days amid panic. Any such outbreak or calamity comes from the authority of Almighty Allah and He ensures its cure and remedy. Allah says in the Quran,

Be sure we shall test you with something of fear ...

20 killed in 3 road accidents in different places across the country; Jamaat Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 1st March, 2020 expressing deep condolence as at least 20 people killed and another 20 injured in three separate road accidents which took place in Godagari of Rajshahi and Mymensingh on 29 February and third one in Moksedpur of Gopalganj district on 1st March.

“I am extremely saddened as at least 20 people killed in last 3 separate road accidents in last two days.

Some SSC examinees went in an excursion in Mymensingh and experienced a severe road accident which left 7 students killed on the spot. Such an accident ...

More than 50 people killed in violence over the citizenship act in India; Jamaat Ameer expresses concern

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Dr. Shafiqur Rahman has issued the following statement on 26 February, 2020 expressing deep concern over the existing anarchy and violent situation in India’s capital New Delhi centering the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which left at least 50 people killed and several hundreds more injured.

“In last couple of days, severe violent situation has been created in different places of India centering the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Earlier, huge reaction and repercussion were created in different states of India which had caused violence as well. More than hundred petitions have been submitted in the Supreme Court of India ...

Jamaat Ameer calls the authority to release Maulana Abdus Subhan on emergency basis to ensure his treatment

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Maqbul Ahmad has issued the following statement on 11 September 2019 urging the concerned authority of the government to release Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Ameer and former MP Maulana Abdus Subhan to facilitate his treatment.

“Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Ameer, former MP and renowned religious personality Maulana Abdus Subhan suddenly slipped down inside the prison and subsequently his left hand became fractured. As a result, he became critically sick. His family and relatives are deeply worried due to his deteriorating situation. The doctors of the prison recommended to provide him treatment in a specialized hospital outside the jail periphery. But till now, no ...

Ameer-e-Jamaat calls to observe 21st February as International Mother Language Day with due solemnity

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer Maqbul Ahmad has issued the following statement on 18th February, 2017-02-18 urging the countrymen to observe ‘International Mother Language Day and Glorious Martyrdom Day’ on next 21st February with due solemnity and fervour.

“21st February is ‘International Mother Language Day and Glorious Martyrdom Day’. Bengali Language has achieved the recognition as the state language and 21st February has also gained recognition as the International Mother Language Day for the sacrifice and bloods of our great martyrs. The nation will always remember those heroes and great martyrs who had sacrificed their lives demanding the recognition ...

Jamaat Ameer calls to observe Independence and National Day with due significance on 26th March

Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Maqbul Ahmad has issued the following statement on 23rd March, 2017 urging to observe glorious Independence and National Day on 26th March with due significance and fervor.

“The Independence and National Day is going to be observed on 26th March. This day has an immense significance and importance in our national lives. We have achieved our independence with the utmost sacrifice of the valiant freedom fighters. Bangladesh has appeared in the global map as a sovereign and independent nation as a consequence of the consistent resistance of the heroic sons of the soil ...

Jamaat Ameer congratulates the newly elected members of the Supreme Court Bar Association

Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Maqbul Ahmad has issued the following statement on 24th March, 2017 congratulating all the winners who have secured victory in the recently election of Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association for 2017-18 sessions.

“On behalf of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and I personally congratulate all the winners who have secured victory in the recently election of Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association.

I hope and expect that the newly elected Supreme Court Bar Association will play a pivotal and effective role in the ongoing struggle for establishing democracy, rule of law and justice in the country.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s proposal on structuring and strengthening Election Commission

Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Maqbul Ahmad has placed the following recommendations to resolve the ongoing political deadlock in Bangladesh, to formulate the new Election Commission, to strengthen the electoral body and also to ensure fairness of the interim government during the election. In his proposals, Jamaat Ameer stated that according to the constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, this nation is free, independent and sovereign state. Democracy is one of the fundamental pillars for administering this country. Democracy is also the prime catalyst to ensure the good governance, development, progress and stability. The citizens can secure their ...