On 12 January, after the Awami League's absolute victory in the general elections held on January 5, 2014, Sheikh Hasina took oath as the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh for the third time on January 12.
He first took over as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on 23 June 1996. Under his leadership Bangladesh Awami League achieved a single majority in the parliamentary elections on June 12 of that year.
In the general elections of 2001, his party Awami League lost the election due to the conspiracy of the then caretaker government. Sheikh Hasina was elected the leader of the opposition. The army-backed caretaker government took the power when the BNP-Jamaat government complexized the power handover in 2006. After being in power for nearly two years, the government organized the 9th parliamentary elections on 29 December 2008. The Awami League-led grand alliance won the absolute majority in this election. Sheikh Hasina assumed the charge of Prime Minister for the second time on January 6, 2009.
Prior to the general elections held in 1986, Sheikh Hasina was elected a Member of Parliament from three parliamentary constituencies. He served as opposition leader and played an active role in establishing democracy in the country. After this election, the constitutional process started by withdrawing martial law from the country. Sheikh Hasina led the historic mass movements of 90s, and on 6th December 1990 Ershad government was forced to resign.
In the 1991 parliamentary elections, Sheikh Hasina was elected the Leader of Opposition in the fifth parliament. He organized all the political parties including the political party for the revival of the parliamentary government system by changing the presidential system.
In 1996, he formed mass movement against the non-voting of the BNP. In the face of this movement, the government of Khaleda Zia was forced to resign on March 30.
In the face of fundamentalism, militancy and terrorism, Sheikh Hasina is always compromised. In 2009, her government enacted the law to set up the International Criminal Tribunal for the prosecution of war crimes committed in 1971 by the government. Under this Act, the Tribunal has started the trial of war criminals and the verdict is being implemented.
Senior Sheikh Hasina among the 5 children of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib. He was born on 28 September 1947 in Tungipara, Gopalganj district.
Sheikh Hasina received her graduation from Dhaka University in 1973. He was the Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh Intermediate Girls' College, as a candidate for Bangladesh Chhatra League. He was the general secretary of this college unit and next year's president. Sheikh Hasina was a member of the Dhaka University Chattra League and the general secretary of Rokeya Hall branch of the BCL unit. Sheikh Hasina actively participated in all mass movement since her student life.
On 15 August 1975 Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was brutally murdered along with most of his family. Sheikh Hasina and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana survived after staying in West Germany. Later, he stayed for six years in political asylum in India. He started anti-autocratic movement from England in the year 1980.
In the absence of Sheikh Hasina in 1981, he was unanimously elected President of Bangladesh Awami League. After finishing a six-year exile, he returned home on 17 May 1981.
He returned to the country in 1981 after being involved in a struggle to recover the democracy, he became angry with the regime. He was curtailed repeatedly. He was attacked at least 19 times for killing him.
On February 15, 1983, the military government detained him and detained for 15 days. He was arrested twice in February and November 1984. He was arrested on 2 March 1985 and was kept under house arrest for almost 3 months. Since 15 October 1986, he was under house arrest for 15 days. On 11 November 1987, he was arrested and detained for one month. Sheikh Hasina was arrested on February 27, 1989, under house arrest. On November 27, 1990, Sheikh Hasina was interned at Bangabandhu Bhaban. On July 16, 2007, the military-backed caretaker government arrested him and sent him to the Sabajel in the Parliament building premises. He was released on June 11, 2008, almost a year later.
Significant attacks on Sheikh Hasina's assassination include firing of police in observing the secretariat enclave program on November 10, 1987. In this, Jubo League leader Nur Hossain, Babul and Fattah were killed. In front of the National Press Club, he was tried to take his car with the crane. In front of the Chittagong Court Building on January 24, 1988, Ershad government's police force lathicharged and fired in front of Sheikh Hasina. Although Sheikh Hasina remained intact, 30 Awami League activists were martyred in this incident. During the speech at Laldighi Maidan, he was shot twice on target. After returning to the rally, his vehicle was again fired and targeted.
After the formation of BNP government in 1991, repeated attacks were carried out to kill Sheikh Hasina. During the sub-election of the Jatiya Sangsad on 11 September 1991, he was fired upon. In 1994, he was shot continuously in the Ishwardi railway station in front of his room. In 2000, two bomb weights of 76 kg and 84 kg were kept at the helipad and at the public meeting at Kotalipara. Before reaching Sheikh Hasina, she was killed because she was found to have bombs