From ‘best coordinator’ to outcast in 20 days

Scarcely a month prior, during a doa mehfil at the Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital, Ismail Hossain Samrat was hailed as the “best coordinator” of Jubo League by its Chairman Omar Faruk Chowdhury.

The hero worship, be that as it may, was brief.

Just hours after the fact, Awami League President Sheik Hasina at the gathering’s focal working board meeting on September 16 alluded to activity against Samrat for his contribution in crimes.

She further said she had cautioned the Jubo League pioneer to stop blackmail, however he didn’t pay any regard to her notice, sources said.

Hasina likewise completely told the gathering that she didn’t need any doa mehfil sorted out with “blackmail cash”.

The dooming arraignment, by none other than the gathering president, could be considered as the primary nail in Samrat’s pine box.

Samrat, who actually satisfied his name via cutting a domain dependent on unlawful betting and blackmail business in the capital, saw his place of cards come smashing when Rab captured him from Cumilla yesterday.

Twenty days into being the sparkling star of Jubo League, the Dhaka City (South) unit Jubo League president’s capture prompted his quick ejection from the young front of AL.

“For his association in hostile to social exercises and rupturing control of the association, he has been removed,” perused a SMS sent by Mizanul Islam Mizu, training issues secretary of the Jubo League.

Omar Faruk additionally changed his tune yesterday while declaring Samrat’s ejection from the gathering.

As per Jubo League sources, nonetheless, Omar was the man under whose support Samrat turned into the boss of the capital’s unlawful gambling clubs.

Actually, after Samrat’s name developed over his association in unlawful betting after the drive against it on September 18, Omar rushed to hop to his barrier.

During a September 19 program at Mirpur, Omar dismissed charges against Samrat and said it was a connivance brought forth against Jubo League’s “best unit and best coordinator”.

That Omar tossed his weight behind Samrat in such attempting occasions talked about the last’s inclination for governmental issues, something Samrat went through years developing.


Hailing from East Saheb Nagar town of Mirza Nagar association of Parshuram thana in Feni, Samrat’s dad late Faiz Ahmed was a liftman of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk).

Samrat, the oldest of four kin, grew up at the administration staff quarters on Circuit House Road of Kakrail.

He concentrated up to class eight and ended up engaged with Chhatra League governmental issues in 1990. In any case, before that, he had become famous during HM Ershad’s standard when he was with Chhatra Samaj, the understudy wing of Jatiya Party, as per Jubo League pioneers near Samrat.

A while later, during the BNP-drove four-party rule between 1991-96, he united with Jubo League and was chosen sorting out secretary of its Dhaka City (South) unit.

It was as of now when he built up a nearby bond with the then unit general secretary Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shaon.

As indicated by Jubo League sources, this affiliation prompted Samrat’s ascent, bringing about his being chosen the unit president through the gathering hung on July 14, 2012.

Omar Faruk was additionally chosen administrator of the adolescent front.

Be that as it may, as Samrat enjoyed different types of debasement, his careless activities before long went to the notice of gathering higher-ups.

His name came into talk a year ago after he requested payment from Anjuman Mofidul Islam (AMI), a willful association giving philanthropic administrations to poor people, for the development of its base camp at Kakrail.

Indeed, even the AL president got a grumbling against Samrat for this, said sources.

As per them, on September 21, Sheik Hasina communicated her disturbance over the issue and asked that the Jubo League unit be broken down when pioneers of the gathering and its front associations went to see her off at the air terminal before her takeoff for the UN summit.

Jubo League director and General Secretary Harun-Or-Rashid were available there, they said.

Be that as it may, due to the “favors” of the director and some senior chiefs of the gathering, Samrat got away from Hasina’s fierceness.

The help he hosted from inside the get-together was exceptionally apparent.

The Jubo League unit office Samrat had set up in his very own office at Kakrail stayed encompassed by many activists from early morning to 12 PM consistently.

During a visit there yesterday, advanced publications of Samrat with the Jubo League administrator and general secretary were seen shown at the passageway of the Bhuiyan Manson, the place of business.

Samrat utilized the fourth, seventh, eighth and highest floor of the eight-story working to complete his exercises.

Aside from utilizing his office to do his business exercises, Samrat additionally utilized it for authoritative exercises. It was likewise where he distributed discipline to those he didn’t care for or the individuals who didn’t pursue his requests.

Other than controlling the capital’s club scene, Samrat himself was an ordinary speculator and used to make a trip to Singapore as often as possible for it.

His second spouse Sharmin Chowdhury, while conversing with columnists at her Mohakhali DOHS habitation, yesterday guaranteed that betting was the main enslavement her significant other had.

Be that as it may, maybe Samrat’s betting reached out past cards and tables, penetrating his very legislative issues and inevitably prompting his astounding fall.

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