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Former JU VC Khondokar Mustahidur Rahman laid to rest

  • Published at 06:52 pm August 21st, 2021
Professor Khondokar Mustahidur Rahman
File photo of Professor Khondokar Mustahidur Rahman Courtesy

He was buried at Banani Graveyard around 2pm

Professor Khondokar Mustahidur Rahman, former vice chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) and a renowned economist who died of Covid-19, was laid to rest on Saturday.

He was buried at Banani Graveyard around 2pm after his second Namaz-e-Janaza on JU campus, said his daughter Tasmina Rahman, a pharmacy department professor at the same university.

His first Namaz-e-Janaza was held on the premises of Aminbag Jam-e-Mosque in the city’s Shantinagar area after Esha prayers on Friday.

Prof Mustahidur breathed his last around 3:30pm while undergoing treatment at Islami Bank General Hospital in the capital on Friday.

He left behind his wife, a son, two daughters, and a host of relatives to mourn his death.


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The ex-JU VC was admitted to the hospital on August 4 as he tested positive for Covid-19.

Incumbent Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam also condoled his death and prayed for the eternal peace of his departed soul.

Prof Mustahidur Rahman joined JU as a lecturer of the economics department in 1971. He worked as the VC of the same university from 2004 to 2008.

He was a member of pro-BNP professionals body Sammilita Peshajibi Parishad.

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at the death of Prof Mustahidur. In a condolence message, he prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family members.

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