AKM Gouach Uddin

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AKM Gouach Uddin
এ.কে.এম গৌছ উদ্দিন
Sylhet-6 Jatiya Sangsad
In office
Preceded bySyed Makbul Hossain
Succeeded bySharaf Uddin Khashru
In office
Personal details
Bornvillage of Chandrapur, Budh Bibazar Union, Golapganj Upazila, Sylhet district, Bangladesh
Died11 May 2019
Political partyJatiya 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.[1][2][3]

Birth and early life[edit]

AKM Gausch Uddin was born in Chandarpur village of Budhbari bazar union in what is now Golapganj Upazila of Sylhet District.[2]

Political life[edit]

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.[1]

Capital punishment[edit]

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.

Family life[edit]

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.[2][3]


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.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "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.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.
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