Sheikh Shahidul Islam is the Secretary General of Jatiya Party (JP- Manju). He was re-elected as Secretary General in January.
Sheikh Shahidul Islam had been a student leader at one time and was Education Minister during the 80s.
In an interview with Voice of America, Sheikh Shahidul Islam spoke about current student politics in Bangladesh. He analyzed the corruption, extortion, student admission business etcetera in the student leadership community.