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: 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
 

Council: 2014-2015

President Professor Amirul Islam Chowdhury
Vice-Presidents Professor Khondoker Bazlul Hoque
Professor Z N Tahmida Begum
Professor Akmal Hussain
Treasurer Professor Nazmul Karim Chowdhury
General Secretary Professor Ahmed Abdullah Jamal
Secretary Professor AKM Golam Rabbani
Members Professor Harun-or-Rashid
Professor Hamiduzzaman Khan
Professor Sajahan Miah
Professor Sharif uddin Ahmed
Professor K.M. Mohsin
Mr. Ekram Ahmed
Mr. Mofidul Hoque
Professor Pradip Kumar Roy
Professor Abul Monsur Md. Abu Musa
Professor Hafiza Khatun