Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed


Mr . Shamsuddin Ahmed awarded by Bangladesh Bar Council for completion of 50 years of practice life in 2003.

Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed was born in Dinajpur district in 1899. He passed his matriculation from Dinajpur Zilla School in 1918. In 1924 he completed BA from Carmichael College, Rangpur one of the oldest college of Bangladesh. Later , he completed post graduation degree from prestigious Presidency College, Calcutta ( at that time a college under Calcutta University) now Presidency University around same time.

Presidency College, a 200 years old institution, is a legendary Academic center  for excellence. Its distinguished alumni have left their impressive mark in academia and all walks of life across India and in different parts of the world. It produced scientist like Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, noble laureate Amartya Sen and legendary thinkers such as Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Swami Vivekananda, Subhaschandra Bose,  Jibanananda Das and film producer like Satyajit Ray.The college, among whose alumni were a President of India (Dr. Rajendra Prasad), a Prime Minister of Pakistan (Muhammad Ali of Bogra) and a President of Bangladesh (Abu Sayeed Chowdhury) and so on.

Mr. Ahmed commenced his law practice in late 1920s as a pioneer and torch bearer from Dinajpur District, Sadar thana at Balurghat, Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal of Indian Subcontinent. After partition he joined Dinajpur Bar in 1953. He practiced law in the area of land and other civil matters. He was a lawyer of Bangladesh railway and few nationalized banks for long time. Mr. Ahmed was a renowned legal practitioner of his time. He was awarded by Bangladesh Bar Council for completion of 50 years of practice life in 2003.

Mr Ahmed established a college and were involved in many other philanthropic work throughout his life. A road, Advocate Shamsuddin Sarak, in Dinajpur is named in his memory. Mr Ahmed expired on 17th Ramazan 1424 or 14th October 2003 leaving behind sons, daughters and huge admirers.