Basheer Segu Dawood


1960 –


Who is Basheer Segu Dawood?

Basheer Segu Dawood is a Sri Lankan politician and Member of Parliament.

Basheer Segu Dawood started his political career with EROS militants and contested his first parliament election in 1989 under EROS banner. He failed to be elected in Batticaloa district where he contested and secured last place in the list.

After few months EROS parliamentarians boycotted the parliament on the instruction of LTTE demanding Sri Lankan government for reasonable solution for Tamils. It resulted to EROS parliamentarians to loose their post as a parliamentarian due to long absent to the parliament.Then next people on the elected list called for oath to parliament but they denied as their determination not to attend parliament until their demand fulfilled as they determined.

When late 1989 Basheer Segu Dawood's turn came up to take oath to parliament there was a political turmoil in Sri lanka. There was a conspiracy against then president Ranasingha Premadasa to bring impeachment. Then Premadas called and asked Basheer segu Dawood to take oath to parliament and join his hands. Basheer Segu Dawood accepted his request when some of his demands fulfilled by Premadasa and entered to the parliament in late 1989.

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Apr 17, 1960
Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
Lived in
  • Eravur

on July 23, 2013


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