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Abdur Rashid Tarkabagish

Summary
Khandakar Abdur Rashid (খন্দকার আব্দুর রশীদ), better known as Abdur Rashid Tarkabagish (আব্দুর রশীদ তর্কবাগীশ; 27 November 1900 – 20 August 1986) was a Bangladeshi politician and Islamic scholar. His career spans from the anti-colonial independence movement to the establishment of both Pakistan and Bangladesh. Tarkabagish was the second president of the All Pakistan Awami Muslim League, and served as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and later the Parliament of Bangladesh. Despite being a member of the treasury bench, he opposed what he considered to be the repressive mentality of the Nurul Amin government towards the Bengali Language Movement. Early life and education Khandakar Abdur Rashid was born on 27 November 1900 to a scholarly Bengali Muslim family of Khandakars in the village of Tarutia situated in Ullahpara, Sirajganj (then under the Pabna District of the Bengal Presidency). His father, Khandakar Abu Ishaq, traces his lineage to Shah Sy
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