AKM Gouach Uddin
এ.কে.এম গৌছ উদ্দিন
|Sylhet-6 Jatiya Sangsad|
|Preceded by||Syed Makbul Hossain|
|Succeeded by||Sharaf Uddin Khashru|
|Born||village of Chandrapur, Budh Bibazar Union, Golapganj Upazila, Sylhet district, Bangladesh|
|Died||11 May 2019|
|Political party||Jatiya Party|
AKM Gouach Uddin was a politician in Sylhet District of Bangladesh. As a Jatiya Party candidate he was elected member of parliament for constituency Sylhet-6 in the 1988 Bangladeshi general election.
Birth and early life
AKM Gouach Uddin was a former MP and an influential leader of the Jatiya Party. He was elected a member of the Jatiya Party from the Sylhet-6 (Golapganj-Beanibazar) seat in the fourth Jatiya Sangsad elections held on 7 March 1988.
The court sentenced him to death for killing businessman Afroz Box while he was a member of parliament. The former MP went into hiding soon after the assassination. Until his death, he had run away for 29 years.
His father, Tahir Ali, was a social worker. His daughter is the organizing secretary of Golapganj Upazila Social Trust and Jennifer Sarowar Laksmi, UK Women's Affairs Editor. The son-in-law, Abdul Rahim Shamim, is secretary of Relief and Rehabilitation, London Awami League.
AKM Gouach Uddin died on 11 May 2019 while undergoing treatment at a hospital in India. At the time of his death, he was 69 years old. He left behind his wife, one son, and three daughters.
- "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). 18 September 2018. Archived from the original on 9 December 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
- সিলেট-৬ আসনের সাবেক এমপি গৌছ উদ্দিন আর নেই. sylhettoday24.news (in Bengali). 11 May 2019. Archived from the original on 21 August 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
- সিলেট-৬ আসনের সাবেক সাংসদ গৌছ উদ্দিন'র মৃত্যু. beanibazarnews24.com (in Bengali). 11 May 2019. Archived from the original on 21 August 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.