Sylhet is a holy city of Hazrat Shah Jalal (R:), Hazrat Shah Paran(R:) & mahaprovu Sree Chaitanya Deb with 2 leaves & 1 bud, which is renowned as the spiritual capital city of Bangladesh wherein our Sylhet District Bar Association is situated.
Our said Bar Association has been trying to establish rule of law in the country as well as in south Asia region for more than hundred years. Our distinguished members are engaged in Parliament, Judiciary & Administrative sector, especially former Chief Justice of Bangladesh Mr. Mahmudul Amin Chowdhury is one of learned member is our said Association. Moreover numerable member are Justice in both Appellate & High Court Division of Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
Speaker of Assemblies and ministers have been taken from our Bar Association. Late Khan Bahadur Syed Abdul Majid better known as Kaptan Miah Advocate who was a member of this Bar Association was the first minister from Sylhet in Assam. Late Ray Bahadur Promode Chandro Dutta Advocate of this Bar Association was a minister and Executive councillor in Assam. Late Khan Bahadur Abdul Hamid Advocate of this Bar was a Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly and a minister of the Assam Government. He was also a minister in East Pakistan. Late Basanta Kumar Das Advocate a member of this Bar was a speaker and minister in Assam. He was also a central and provincial minister in Pakistan. Late Jashim Uddin Ahmed Advocate a member of this Bar was a Law Minister in East Pakistan, our said Association. Former Election Commissioner Mr. Sohul Hussain, one of the signatories of manuscript of the Constitution of Bangladesh Advocate Luthfur Rahman, Ex. M.P. Ismoth Ahmed Advocate, Ex. M.P. Advocate Syed Rafiqul Hoque, Advocate Nurul Islam Khan, Advocate Shahinoor Pasha Chowdhury are members of this Bar. Ex. Member of the Legislative Assembly Late Advocate Ahmed Ali was a member of our Bar.
We the members of this Association feels prouds that two members namely 1. Advocate Abdul Hafiz & 2. Advocate Ram Ranjon Bhattacharjee had sacrifice their life in our glorious Liberation war as well as 11 members of us had actively took part as Freedom Fighter in the Liberation war. Our Bar Association has always come forward for rendering good services for the people. There are one thousand & three hundred sixty seven members in this Association, who has been trying to establish the rule of law & to separate judiciary from executive branch. Ensuring information