Council of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh

The Council of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh is its highest body. The Society is run by its own statutes and is administered by an Executive Council elected once every two years .The election of office-bearers and other members of the Council takes place on the expiry of the term of the sitting Council. The candidates for election may be proposed in the prescribed Form in the form of a panel of names for the office bearers. Such proposals shall be received by the General Secretary, on being duly proposed and seconded by bonafide Members and also signed by every eligible candidate. Such proposals shall be received by the 30th of November of the second year of the Council and the council shall peruse the proposals and place them before the members for voting through ballots at the biennial General Meeting, provided that when there is no more panel than one, the said one shall be declared duly elected. No Member shall hold the same office in the Council for more than two consecutive terms and no Member shall be on the Council for more than three consecutive terms.

The Council upholds the constitution, formulates policies and manages the affairs of the Society and is responsible to the general body. The General Secretary acts as the executive arm of the Council, conducts daily business, maintains records, convenes meetings under provisions laid down in the constitution and presents a report at the Biennial General Meeting of the Society. The composition of the Council is as follows: one President, three Vice-Presidents, one Treasurer, one General Secretary, one Secretary and twelve members who include two fellows co-opted by the Council.

Council: 2018-2019

   
President
   
   
   
   
Professor Mahfuza Khanam
   
         
Vice-President
Vice-President
Vice-President
 
Professor Mesbah-us-Saleheen
Professor Ahmed Abdullah Jamal
Professor Md. Harunor Rashid Khan
         
Treasurer
General Secretary
Secretary
 
Professor Sajahan Miah
Dr. Sabbir Ahmed
Mr. Md. Abdur Rahim
         
Fellow
Fellow
Member
 
Mr. Ahmad Rafique
Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury
Professor M. Delwar Hussain
         
Member
Member
Member
 
Professor Najma Khan Majlis
 
Professor S.M. Mahfuzur Rahman
 
Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid
         
Member
Member
Member
 
Professor Syed Rashidul Hasan
 
Professor Dulal Bhowmik
 
Professor Hafiza Khatun
         
Member
Member
Member
 
Professor Syed Azizul Huq
 
Professor Asha Islam Nayeem
 
Professor Md. Abdul Karim

 

Council: 2016-2017

   
President
   
   
   
   
Professor Amirul Islam Chowdhury
   
         
Vice-President
Vice-President
Vice-President
 
Mr. Ekram Ahmed
         
Treasurer
General Secretary
Secretary
 
Professor Pradip Kumar Roy
Dr. Sabbir Ahmed
         
Fellow
Fellow
Member
 
Professor ABM Husain
         
Member
Member
Member
 
   
Professor Khondoker Bazlul Hoque
         
Member
Member
Member
 
Professor Nazmul Karim Chowdhury
 
Mr. Mofidul Hoque
 
Professor Sajahan Miah
         
Member
Member
Member
 
 
Professor Syed Rashidul Hasan