Ershad Hussain( President of Bangladesh in 1983-90 gg.)
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Biography Ershad Hussain
Hussain Mohammad Ershad was born Feb. 1, 1930 in the area of Rangpur, northern Bangladesh is. In 1952, he was the reserve in the Pakistani army and in 1969 was promoted to the rank of lieutenant-commander. During the Bangladesh war for independence in 1971 Ershad was in Pakistan.
Later, Ershad went back to Bangladesh, where he became adjutant-general of the new army. In 1975 he became a Major General and was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army under Ziaur Rahman, who was then commander of the Army. Later, when Rahman was the head of the military administration and then as president in 1977, he proposed Ershad lead army headquarters.
. Ershad became popular, when supported by Abdus Sattar, acting president, and a new constitution in crisis days after the assassination of Ziaur Rahman in May 1981
. However, over time, after the elections in November 1981, Ershad distanced himself from President Sattar. The cause of disagreement was the role of the armed forces in the political life of Bangladesh.
. Although Sattar was holding Ershad, . insisting, . that the armed forces must perform only one function - to monitor the defense and security of the country, . - Ershad was preparing to strike at a time, . in the presidential administration began to show signs of a split,
. Despite all this Ershad openly stated that. that economic and political situation close to an explosion.
In March 1982 Ershad seized power in a bloodless revolt, and proclaimed himself head of the military administration. In 1983, he named himself president. In 1985 the administration was Ershad initiated the creation of the Association for Regional Cooperation in South Asia. In December 1990, under the pressure of mass demonstrations autocratic Ershad regime ceased to exist, the president resigned and was arrested.
. Ershad released on bail on Jan. 9, 1997, . but after, . as he was again accused of corruption and abuse of power, . he was returned to prison on Nov. 20, 2000 to complete the five-year prison term after, . a former president lost the appeal process,