Shajahan Khan is the Minister for Shipping in Bangladesh. He started his political career during his younger days by joining the movement against the Hamidur Rahman education commission in 1964 and soon became Secretary of Chchatra League of Madaripur subdivision in 1966-67 and 1967-68. He played very significant role in the historic Liberation war in 1971. He was elected Member of Parliament of 9th Jatiya Sangsad on 29th December, 2008 and took oath as a Minister on 31st July, 2009. Earlier he was elected MP four times since 1986.