Baitullah, Mohammad

Mohammad Baitullah

Baitullah, Mohammad (1927-1987) lawyer, politician. He was born on 2 February 1927 at village Shalebad in Naogaon district. He passed Matriculation examination in 1943 from Paharpur High School, IA in 1945 from Rajshahi Government College and obtained his BA degree in 1947 from the same college. He got MA degree in Political Science in 1949 and LLB in 1953 from the Dhaka University.

Mohammad Baitullah was the Headmaster of Kirtipur High School (1952-53) and Chawk Atiqua High School (1953-54). Thereafter he worked as Professor of Political Science in Naogaon Bashiruddin Memorial College for three years. In 1957 he started legal profession in the Naogaon subdivisional court.

Muhammad Baitullah took part in politics in his student life. In the initial stage of language movement in 1948 he took active part in the movement. In 1969, he was elected president of Naogaon subdivisional unit of Awami League and vice president of Rajshahi district unit of the party. In 1970 he was elected a member of Pakistan National Assembly. During the War of Liberation he was the chief of Bangalipur (Mohatipur) youth camp. After liberation he was elected deputy speaker of Jatiya Sangsad on 12 Novemebr 1972. In 1973 he was elected a member of the Jatiya Sangsad and also the deputy speaker of the Sangsad. Mohammad Baitullah was elected a member of Jatiya Sangsad in 1986. He died on 9 March 1987. [Md. Ali Akbar]