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Mahi Badruddoza Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi politician
and a member of the Jatiyo Sangshad or Bangladesh Parliament. He
is the son of former Bangladeshi President A.Q.M. Badruddoza Chowdhury.
Mahi Chowdhury was first elected to parliament in
the 2001 parliamentary elections from Munshiganj District in central
Bangladesh as a candidate on Bangladesh Nationalist Party ticket.
Mahi B. Chowdhury was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh on march 13 1970.
He joined BNP, Bangladesh Nationalist Party in the month of august
of 1992. On June 21, 2002, his father Badruddoza Chowdhury resigned
after being threatened with impeachment and removal from office
by the BNP-led parliament under the charge of disrespecting BNP
Ziaur Rahman. Mahi Chowdhury resigned from parliament and the BNP
on March 10, 2004. He subsequently joined the Bikalpa Dhara-Bangladesh
- (BDB) a political party founded by Badruddoza Chowdhury.
This resignation left a void in the Munshiganj-1 district, and
the BNP-led government was determined to ensure that they retained
seat. A by-election was held on June 6, 2004. Despite considerable
opposition from the BNP, Mahi Chowdhury managed to win the elections
and enter parliament as an opposition member from the BDB party.