Justice Abul Fazal Mohammad Ahsanuddin Choudhury
As the CMLA Lt. General H. M. Ershad installed Justice Abul Fazal Mohammad Ahsanuddin Chou-dhury as the President of the Republic on 27 March 1982. Justice Kamaluddin Hussain administered the oath of office. Justice Ahsanuddin Choudhury resigned on personal grounds on 11 December 1983.
Born on 1 July 1915 at Bokainagar in Gouripur Upazila of Mymensingh district, Ahsanuddin obtained B. L. degree from DU. He joined the Bengal Civil Service (Judicial) as Munsiff on 8 May 1942. Ahsanuddin served as District and Sessions Judge in Sylhet, Rangpur and Dhaka. He became an Additional Judge of Dhaka HC in 1968 and was elevated to the Appellate Division of the SC of Bangladesh in 1973. He retired from service in November 1977.
Justice Ahsanuddin was a keen social worker and was associated with a number of organizations/ associations. He was the President of Bangladesh Scouts; Chairman of the Management Board and Board of Trustees of Dhaka Shishu Hospital; Chairman of the Governing Body of Dhaka Law College and Chairman of National Foundation of Mental Health. He was also President of the Anjuman Mufidul Islam, Chairman of Hamdard Bangladesh Limited and Chairman of Dhaka HC Mazar Committee.
Justice Ahsanuddin Choudhury died on 30 August 2001.