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  • Yusuf Ali Chowdhury (Urdu: یوسف علی چوہدری‬‎; 1905–1971), commonly referred to as Mohan Mia, was a prominent Bengali Muslim politician in South Asia Chowdhury became involved in politics during his student life. He was able to lift the ban on cattle slaughter in Faridpur by the British Raj. He served 17 years as the Chairman of Faridpur District Board. He was an important organiser of the Pakistan movement and All-India Muslim League. In 1937 he was elected to the Bengal Legislative Assembly. From 1941 to 1953 he served as the President of the Faridpur district unit of Muslim League. From 1941 to 1947 he was part of the Bengal Muslim League working committee. From 1952 to 1947 he served as the General Secretary of the East Bengal Muslim League. He was expelled from the league and joined the Krishak Sramik Party. In 1950 he was elected to the Pakistan Constituent Assembly. In 1954 he was elected to the East Pakistan Provincial Assembly. He served as the Minister of Agriculture, Minister