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History of Inner Wheel in Bangladesh IWD 328, BANGLADESH

Inner Wheel movement started in the eastern part of our country in 1979 with the formation of Inner Wheel club of Chittagong as non-districted club. Mrs. Sultana Nizam was the founder President and Dr. Shireen Haque was founder secretary of this club. Within in Short time frame few clubs were established in Dhaka, Khulna & Chittagong. The clubs were IWC of Dhaka, IWC of Dhaka south , IWC of Khulna, IWC of Agrabad. Except IWC of Chittagong, rest of the clubs went under district 329 which itself was a part of the Association of IWC clubs in India.

Soon after clubs sprang up in Dhaka, Khulna and one more in Chittagong named IWC of Agrabad. These clubs except Chittagong were part of District 329-belonging to the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India. IWC of Chittagong remained undistracted.

In 1985 IW District 328 was formed, Professor Rowsan Ara Rahman was the First District Chairman and Late Mrs. Rehana Jalal, First District Secretary Ms. Sumi Agarwal the then District Chairman of IWD 329 along with secretary & Other few members came from West Bengal to Bangladesh to inaugurate & celebrate the pride. That time District 328 consisted five clubes. First International Inner WHeel Board Member & Representative was Prof. Rawshan Ara Rahman & After that Majeda Haque, Naseem Huq, Prof. Asma Abbasi, Bulbul Alam, Dilruba Ahmed and Farhat Rahim held the post from 1994-1995 National Representative Post was introduced & Mrs Dilruba Ahmed was the first one who held the post. Next year in 1995-1996 Dilruba Ahmed was elected as IIW Board Director & after that Mrs. Mahmuda Siddiqi in 2002-2003 & next Akhter jahan 2015-2016.

Till date there are 42 clubs and around about 871 members in District 328