ইব্রাহীম আলী চতুলী
|Education Minister of Assam Legislative Council|
|Member of the Assam and later the East Bengal Legislative Assembly|
|Preceded by||Moulvi Abdus Salam|
|Succeeded by||Mokbul Hossain|
Haratail, Barachatul Union, Kanaighat, Sylhet District, British Raj
|Died||1984 (aged 89–90)|
|Political party||Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind|
|Disciple of||Hussain Ahmed Madani|
Ibrahim Ali Chatuli (Bengali: ইব্রাহীম আলী চতুলী; 1894–1984) was a Bangladeshi Islamic scholar, politician and social reformer. He was the Education Minister of Assam Legislative Council, and an elected Member of the Assam Legislative Assembly belonging to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind political party. His constituency joined the East Bengal Legislative Assembly after the Partition of India in 1947.
Ibrahim Ali Chatuli was born in 1894, to a Bengali Muslim family in the village of Haratail in Barachatul Union, Kanaighat, Sylhet District. His father Munshi Abdul Karim was a scholar and poet. He studied at Jhingabari Alia Madrasa in Kanaighat, Ajiria Madrasa in Golapganj and Rampur Madrasa in India. He was a disciple of Hussain Ahmad Madani.
Ibrahim Chatuli was for a long time the Imam and Khatib of Sylhet Nayasarak Jame Mosque. In 1938 he was elected a Member of the British Parliament from Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind. After that he was the Education Minister of Assam Provincial Council. During the 1946 Indian provincial elections, he was elected as a Member of the Assam Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind in the Sylhet Sadar-N constituency. After the Sylhet referendum which incorporated the district into Pakistan, he became a member of the East Bengal Legislative Assembly.
Was the general secretary of the then Ulema-e-Hind in the province of Assam, The undisputed leader of the anti-British movement (Indian independence movement), the Secretary General of the All India Students Federation.
Chatuli died in 1984.
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