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Basheer Segu Dawood

Basheer Segu Dawood
Assumed office
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for National List
In office
In office
Preceded by W.P.S. Pushpakumara, UNF
Succeeded by Rauff Hakeem, UNF
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Batticaloa District
Assumed office
Member, Eastern Provincial Council
In office
Personal details
Born (1960-04-17) April 17, 1960 (age 54)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence No. 6, Pankkar Road,
Eravur 2, Sri Lanka
Profession Teacher
Religion Islam

Basheer Segu Dawood (Bazir Ceegu Dhawood) is a Sri Lankan politician and Member of Parliament.

Segu Dawood was appointed as the United National Front's (UNF) National List MP in the Sri Lankan Parliament in December 2001.[1]

In January 2003 Segu Dawood was elected chairman of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress.[2]

Segu Dawood did not re-enter parliament at the April 2004 parliamentary election but in July 2004 he was appointed a National List MP by the UNF, replacing W.P.S. Pushpakumara.[3] He resigned from Parliament in April 2008 to contest the Eastern Provincial Council elections.[4] He was subsequently elected to EPC and became leader of the opposition.[5]

Segu Dawood returned to Parliament in April 2010, this time representing Batticlaoa for the UNF.


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