Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar

President of Bangladesh in 2002

Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar (born 1 December 1931) is a Bangladeshi barrister and politician. He was born in Tetulia, Panchagarh, Bengal Presidency, British India. He served as the acting President of Bangladesh in 2002. He served as the speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh.[3] He is one of the founding members of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and was a member of the standing committee.


Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar
মোহাম্মদ জমীরুদ্দিন সরকার
President of Bangladesh
In office
21 June 2002 – 6 September 2002
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Preceded byA. Q. M. Badruddoza Chowdhury
Succeeded byIajuddin Ahmed
Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad[1]
In office
28 October 2001 – 25 January 2009
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Sheikh Hasina
Preceded byAbdul Hamid
Succeeded byAbdul Hamid
Minister of Law and Justice
In office
19 March 1996[2] – 30 March 1996[2]
Prime MinisterKhaleda Zia
Preceded byMirza Golam Hafiz[2]
Succeeded bySyed Istiaq Ahmed[2]
Personal details
Born (1931-12-01) 1 December 1931 (age 90)
Tetulia, Panchagarh, Bengal Presidency, British India
  • British Indian (1931–1947)
  • Pakistani (1947–1971)
  • Bangladeshi (1971–present)
Political partyBangladesh Nationalist Party
ParentsMoulvi Ali Baksh and Begum Fakhrunnessa
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka


  1. "Former Presidents". Bangabhaban. Archived from the original on 3 January 2008. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Honorable Minister". Law and Justice Division. Archived from the original on 22 January 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  3. "Parliament To Probe Sircar". Bangladesh News. 17 March 2009. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2011.