- By Trinidad and Tobago National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS)
- Published 02/22/2013
- Nation Builders -Trinidad
In 1961, he joined the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) and stood as a candidate for Chaguanas in the elections of the same year. He won the seat and served as Member of Parliament for Chaguanas from 1961 to 1966. Mr. Hosein was awarded Silk in 1964 and the Trinity Cross in 1982.
In its commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's independence series the Trinidad Express highlighted the contribution of Mr Tajmool Hosein to this building the foundation of the nation task.
In a message sent to the media on the eve of the start of the second Caribbean Invitational Volleyball League at the Jean Pierre Complex, Mohammed said, “today we celebrate another milestone in the history of our volleyball era with the hosting of this event.”
‘Lives of great men all remind us,
We can make our lives sublime,
And departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time.’
This verse taken from the writings of one of the great English poets, aptly describes the late ex-Councillor Abdool Aziz of Claude Street, La Romain. Such was his ‘life and times’ that this verse was perhaps written for him, centuries before his time.