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Life Sketch of Hasanul Haq Inu
Ministry of Information
President, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JASOD
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B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology-BUET, 1970.




Role in Struggle for National Liberation and Independence
  • Joined Bangladesh Chatra League (Key Organization of Students and Youth, Radical Force in Bengali Nationalist Movement and Struggle for National Liberation and Independence) in 1968.

  • Elected General Secretary of ‘Bangladesh Chatra League’ of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Unit, 1969.

  • Played Important Role to organize students in Field Level in Historical Mass Upsurge against Pak Military Junta in 1969.

  • Recruited as member of ‘Shwadin Bangla Biplobi Parishad’(Bangladesh Liberation Front), the secret and Key Process for organizing Armed War for National Liberation and Independence in 1969.

  • Lead open Military March Past under the banner of ‘Martyr Sergeant Jahur Brigade’ on 14th February, 1970.

  • Lead open Military March Past under the banner of ‘Joi Bangla Bahini’ on 7th June, 1970 at Historical Paltan Maidan of Dhaka.

  • Hoisted the Flag of Independent Bangladesh formally on behalf of ‘United Students Action Council’ for Independence on 23rd March 1971 at Historical Paltan Maidan of Dhaka.

Role in War of National Liberation and Independence
  • Camp Commandant and Instructor of Guerrilla Warfare Training Camp of Bangladesh Liberation Front-BLF (popularly known as Mujib Bahini) in exile at Tandua-Deraduhn of India. Trained 10,000 Guerilla Fighters who played key role in liberating occupied Bangladesh from Pak Forces.

Role in National Politics

  • Nominated and assigned for the post of Founding General Secretary of Jatio Krishok League (Peasants Front of ruling Party Awami League) by Founder President of Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Muzibur Rahman on 19th of May, 1972. Accepting the Charge of Jatio Krishok League started to organize the peasants and agriculture workers and rural workers for Socialist Agriculture Revolution. This generated major ideological contradiction with the then President Bangabandhu Sheikh Muzibur Rahman and the ruling Party Awami League. Upholding the Path of Socialist Agriculture Revolution with the whole Jatio Krishok League left the ruling Party Awami League and build a new Party Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JASOD for Socialist Revolution in the light of Marxism-Leninism.

  • Played important role in building First opposition Political Party Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JASOD and Elected Member of Central Executive Committee of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JASOD 31st October 1972.

  • As the General Secretary of Jatio Krishok League and Member of Central Executive Committee of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JASOD played important role to organize the peasants and agriculture workers and rural workers and general masses in vigorous mass movement towards Socialist Revolution from 1972 to 1974.

  • Started armed struggle, formed ‘Gono Bahini’ (Peoples Army) and as the Deputy Leader Gono Bahini played important role in accelerating socialist revolution.

  • As a Deputy Leader of Gono Bahini played key role in organizing the Historical Soldiers Revolt and Mass Upsurge against the Military Junta on the 7th November, 1975. But after the initial Victory, this attempt was finally defeated and subjugated by the lackies of US Imperialism and their reactionary allies in Bangladesh. Many soldiers were killed, leader of the Historical Soldiers Revolt and Mass Upsurge Rtd Col. Taher was hanged and Mr. Inu was sentenced for 12 years imprisonment in a secret trial by the Zia Military Junta.

  Role in Democratic Movement against Military Rule
  • After imprisonment of 5 years released from Jail on 13th Jun 1980 and thereafter started to rebuild United Democratic Movement against the military rulers.

  • Played key role to build up United Front of Democratic and Left parties and United Democratic Movement against Military Junta from 1982 to Victorious Mass Upsurge of 1990. Arrested twice and imprisoned for month without any trial under Special Security Acts. Went under ground and from hide out organized the Democratic Movement against Military Junta all the time from 1982 to 1990. Formed core group of left parties within the United Front under the banner of Five Party Alliance and succeeded to steer the United Democratic Movement to Victory.

  • Elected Founder Convener of Five Party Alliance of Left Democratic Parties in 1986

  • Elected Founder Convener of ‘Left Democratic Front’ in 1992.

  • Elected General Secretary of JASOD in 1986.

  • Re-elected General Secretary of JASOD in 1997.

  • Elected President of JASOD in 2002.

  • Re-elected President of JASOD in 2005.

  • Re-elected President of JASOD in 2010.

Recent Role Played
  • From 2001 Forged United Democratic Movement to establish a National Government on the basis of a ‘Minimum National Program’ to combat Islamic Fundamentalist, Imperialist, Globalization, Safe guarding National interest and National Resources and for Political and Economic Reforms to empower General Mass.

  • Played Key role in advancing United Democratic Movement under the banner of ‘14 Party Alliance’.

  • After the political change 1/11 of 2006 raised Voice for Electoral and Political Reforms for try of state power abusers, corrupts, plunderers and Islamic Armed Militants and for holding a free and fair election for handing over power from Interim Caretaker Government  to an elected Government.

  • Has been working with South Asian Regional Civil Society and Political Think Tanks for Regional and Sub Regional Cooperation, Especially on Regional Cooperation for Joint Management of Water Resources and Environment, Working for Cooperation between ‘SARRC’ and ‘ASEAN’, Working for peace, security and stability in the whole region of Asia. Member of SARRC Committee on Minorities a Non Government Civil Society initiative.


Elected Member of Bangladesh National Parliament in December 2008.
Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Tele Communications(2008 - 13, September 2012).
Chairman, All Party Parliamentary Group on Food, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Co-Chairperson, All Party Parliamentary Caucus on Indigenous People.
Rising voice for voiceless workers, peasants, women and Indigenous People in the Parliament.

Books and Writings

3 Books and Numerous Articles, Notable Books: 1. Presence of Military in Bangladesh Politics, 2. New Tactics of Democratic Movement, 3. Three Foundations of Bangladesh etc.

  • Attained 2nd Position in High Jump in East Pakistan National Sports Competition, 1965.

  • As Member, East Pakistan Sports Delegation Participated All Pakistan National Sports Competition, at Lahore 1966.

  • As Member of All Pakistan Sports Delegation participated in Pak-German Sports Meet at Dhaka, 1966 and Attained 3rd Position in High Jump.

  • Member, East Pakistan United University Foot Ball Team (Champion in East Pakistan National Foot Ball) and Joined All Pakistan National Foot Ball Competition, 1969 at Lahore.

  • Member, East Pakistan Youth Foot Ball Team in 1969 and 1970.

  • Foot Ball Blue, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1970.

  • Played Professional Foot Ball in Dhaka Senior Division Foot Ball League for Mohammedan Sporting Club and Other famous Foot Ball Club of Dhaka, 1965 to 1970.


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Personal Information and Family
Date of Birth: 12th November, 1946.
Wife: Ms. Afroza Haq Rina, President, Jatiya Nari Jote (National Women’s Federation).
Son: Mr. Shomit Asfaqul Haq, Computer Engineer.
Father: A H M Qamrul Haq (Late), Retired as General Manager of Karnofuli Paper Mills Ltd.
Mother: Begum Hasna Hena Haq (Late).

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Ministry of Information