Khandkar Manwar Hossain was a Bangladeshi statistician. He was amid the students in statistics. He was graduating from the first statistics course at the University of Dhaka. He was the organizer of the Department of Statistics of Rajshahi University.
Khandkar Manwar Hossain was born in 1930. His village was at the police station of Pachuria village in Mahadevpur of Manikganj District. His parents were Moulavi Khandkar Abdul Hamid and Mosammat Akhtara Khatun. He spent his childhood in his native village. His brother was Khandaker Delwar Hossain. He was the former Secretary General of the Bangladesh National Party.
Hossain married Hosneara Begum Jharna on 25th June in 1964. She served in the Department of Statistics as a professor in Rajshahi University. They had two daughters and four sons.
Khandkar Manwar Hossain completed SSC from Victoria School in 1944. There he stands out in mathematics and Arabic studies. He went on to study at Presidency College. After that he studied at Debendra College at Calcutta in India. He received a B. A. degree from Calcutta University in 1948. On that year he received an honors degree in mathematics from Calcutta University. The completed an M.A. degree from Dhaka University in statistics during 1950 and in 1954. From London University he got M.Sc in economics.
His first career was started with the position at Dhaka University of Lecturer in Mathematics Department. He worked for his career in several posts at Rajshahi University in the Department of Statistics. During 1957 to 1959 he was Assistant Chief Economist Planning Board of the East Pakistan Government. He spent a year by visiting Birmingham University at United Kingdom in 1968.
Khandkar Manwar Hossain was an associate of the ISSRC. It was a Council of the Pakistan Government. He was positioned in the Rajshahi and Bangladesh University Teachers’ Associations as president. He died on 27th June in 1999 in Bangladesh.