BNP Vice-Chairman Shah Moazzem Hossain dies

He was active in major political movements including the 6-point movement, language movement and Bangladesh's independence war

Former deputy prime minister and BNP Vice-Chairman Shah Moazzem Hossain died at his home in Dhaka on Wednesday night. He was 83.

Shairul Kabir Khan, a member of BNP's media cell, gave the information around 10pm.

He is survived by a son and a daughter.

According to BNP sources, Shah Moazzem Hossain was active in major political movements including the 6-point movement, language movement and Bangladesh's independence war. He was active in Awami League, BNP, and Jatiya Party.

He was an accused in the Bangabandhu murder case. Later, he was acquitted by the court verdict.