I came here to achieve the american dream as an Immigrant from bangladesh.
I have been a Queens Resident for over 3 decades.
I am Judicial delegate for the District. Serving my community as a true representation
My Work is in making my community stronger
I am an immigrant from Bangladesh and have lived in this district for 30 years. I currently serve as the Executive Director of the Queens Chapter of the Alliance of South Asian American Labor and on the Board of Directors at Bangladeshi American Advocacy Group, where I have; worked collaboratively with Rory Lancman to add garbage cans along Hillside Avenue; created a pilot program to serve Halal and Kosher food in NYC public schools; lobbied local leaders to add Eid to the calendar of holidays in NYC schools, and won; and successfully pressured elected officials to pass the Religious Garb Bill, banning discrimination from employers based upon clothing or facial hair, worn in accordance with an employee’s religion. I have proven results serving my community as an activist and want to continue my career of service in the NYC Council.