Annisul Huq | The Daily Star
  • All cards laid on the table, what now for Dhaka North?

    One more day and it's election time for the northern part of the capital city. Residents of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will choose their mayor for the second time in four years since the first mayoral election of a bifurcated Dhaka was held in 2015.

  • The get-together at Annisul Huq's house

    Annisul Huq as initiator of Shilpir Pashe Foundation

    It was a relief for Lucky Bhai. He now had a place to rest and recuperate to functional levels in what turned out to be the last months of his life. He could also get to meet legions of fans and well-wishers who would come and cheer him up. But the see-saw in his health continued. He would recover well enough and would start singing and composing, leaving his indomitable spirit tired, and have yet another relapse.

  • Annisul Huq's contribution to music

    A tribute to Annisul Huq's contribution to music

    It was late 1980s. Narratives of the Liberation War were by then being systematically erased from national curriculums and psyche. No stories, movies or drama serials on the Liberation War were being aired. The Pakistani Army was by then being referred to as 'Pak Army' or simply 'Occupation Army'. The unexpected revival came about when Annis mentioned poignantly that someone in some nondescript part of

  • Smart Citizen Service Award

    Annisul awarded posthumously

    The Information Communication Technology Division of the government accords the Smart Citizen Service Award to Annisul Huq posthumously for his achievement in turning the Dhaka North City Corporation into a smart city.

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    DNCC mayoral post declared vacant

    The government declares the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation vacant after death of its mayor Annisul Huq.

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    Annisul laid to rest

    Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq is laid to rest at Banani graveyard in the capital.

  • Annisul Huq: A glimmer of hope gone

    Annisul Huq, the confident, charismatic, inspiring and bold mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation, has passed away, and with him a bit of hope for millions of city dwellers.

  • A city in mourning

    We are deeply saddened by the passing away of Mayor Annisul Huq who has been fighting against a rare cerebral disease for the last three months. He left behind not only his family, relatives and a legion of friends from diverse walks of life but also many citizens who admired and respected him for his work as Dhaka North City Corporation's mayor.

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    DNCC Mayor Annisul Huq passes away

    Doctors in London officially declare Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq dead, says assistant personal secretary of the mayor.

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    Mayor Annisul still sedated, says wife

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who is now being treated in a hospital in central London after falling ill, has been kept sedated as the medicines given so far have failed to make any impact.

  • Mayor Annisul still in ICU, condition stable

    Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq, who was admitted to a hospital in central London after falling ill, is still at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) but he is in a stable condition now.

  • DNCC launches mobile app for quality services

    With a view to ensuring quality service and enhancing security to the dwellers within short time, authorities of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) inaugurate a mobile application, “Nagor”.

  • Dhaka mayors get minister status

    The two mayors of Dhaka city corporations are awarded the status of full minister, the mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation is given the status of deputy minister, according to a gazette notification.

  • Karwan Bazar wholesale market to be shifted: Annisul

    Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq expresses hope that the wholesale market of Karwan Bazar would be shifted to Jatrabari and Gabtoli within few months.

  • Annisul for bringing storm drainage system under city corporations

    If entrusted with the management of city’s storm drainage system, Dhaka city corporations will play a role in resolving the acute urban flooding and water logging problem in the capital city, said Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq.

  • Thank you Mr. Mayor

    In a major step towards easing the city's crippling traffic congestion, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has freed the Shyamoli-Aminbazar road in the capital from illegal parking.

  • Gabtoli bus stand traffic jam-free by Dec 30: Annisul

    Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq pledges to rid traffic congestion in the Gabtoli bus terminal area by December 30.

  • Opinion: Can the mayor kill the dragon?

    Mayor Annisul Huq had his first bitter taste of what lies ahead if he really wants to go about his promises with sincerity. His mission virtually failed when he went to supervise the clearing of the Tejgaon road where trucks are parked illegally, blocking the important connecting pathway.

  • Eviction turns violent, cops fire on Tejgaon truckers

    Police open fire on transport workers injuring one person after an eviction drive at the Tejgaon truck stand turned violent. Several journalists hurt as transport workers come down to the streets blocking Satrasta intersection.

  • Clean Dhaka to be visible in 6 months: Annisul

    Dhaka will emerge as a completely clean city in next two and half years, the mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation say.

  • Dhaka mayors vision for clean city by next year (video)

    Dhaka city will be cleaned within next year through proper waste management systems, the two newly elected mayors of Dhaka city corporations say.

  • Law drafted on judge removal to be placed in budget session: Minister

    The draft of a law, determining specific rules for removal of Supreme Court judges on grounds of incapacity and misbehaviour to be placed in the upcoming budget session of parliament for its passage, the law minister said.

  • 3 city mayors-elect to be sworn-in Wednesday

    Newly elected mayors and councillors of three city corporations in Dhaka and Chittagong will be sworn-in on Wednesday morning.

  • PM terms city polls victory of democracy

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections victory of democracy.

  • Annisul, Khokon win Dhaka city polls

    Awami League-backed candidates Annisul Huq and Sayeed Khokon are unofficially declared the mayors of Dhaka North and Dhaka South city corporations.

  • Dhaka, Ctg city polls begin

    Voting begins in Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations this morning amid fear of violence. Starting from 8:00am, the voting will continue till 4:00pm without any break in between.

  • Annisul presents possible solution to Dhaka north problems

    Awami League-blessed mayoral aspirant Annisul Huq today presented a survey report on the problems of Dhaka North City Corporation and pledged to solve those if elected.

  • Annisul promises CCTV surveillance

    Condemning sexual assaults on women by rowdy men during Pahela Baishakh celebrations on Dhaka University campus, Awami League-backed mayoral candidate Annisul Huq says he has a plan to bring the entire city under CCTV surveillance if he is elected.

  • City polls: Annisul promises clean and green Dhaka

    Awami League-backed mayoral candidate for DNCC elections Annisul Huq announces manifesto promising to make the city clean and green.

  • Nagorik Samaj for AL hopefuls in Dhaka polls

    Dhaka Nagorik Samaj, a platform of professionals, extend their support to the Awami League sponsored mayoral hopefuls for the Dhaka city corporation elections.