Fazal Ahmed

Fazal Ahmed
Member-elect of the Parliament of Myanmar from Maungdaw-2
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
Maungdaw, Arakan Division, British Burma
(now in Myanmar)
Political partyNational Democratic Party for Human Rights

Fazal Ahmed (born 1941) is a Rohingya lawyer and former politician in Myanmar. He was a leader of the National Democratic Party for Human Rights (NDPHR). He was elected as Parliament of Myanmar MP during the Burmese general election, 1990.[1][2]

Early life[]

Ahmed was born in 1941 in the Basuba village of Maungdaw in Arakan Division of British Burma. His father was Mohammed Kalu. He attended the State High School of Maungdaw. He later studied to become a lawyer. He also worked in the office of the Deputy Commissioner in Maungdaw.[3]

Political career[]

Ahmed was a member of the Central Executive Committee of the NDPHR. Ahmed contested the 1990 general election from Maungdaw-2 constituency. He won the election with a mandate of 24,833 votes out of 58,230 votes.[3] He was one of the four NDPHR MPs in the Burmese parliament.


The Burmese military junta banned NDPHR in 1992. Ahmed was arrested and tortured.[4]

See also[]


  1. ^ News, Kaladan. "Rohingyas reject the NVC process in Maungdaw - Kaladan Press Network". www.kaladanpress.org.
  2. ^ http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs08/mag_arakan01-09.pdf
  3. ^ a b "1990 Multi-Party Democracy General Elections and The Rohingyas' Enfranchisement - The Stateless Rohingya".
  4. ^ Impact International. News & Media. 1991. p. 9.