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Jhenaidah-1 MP Abdul Hyee passes away

  • Former state minister
  • Died in Thailand 
Update : 16 Mar 2024, 01:10 PM

Abdul Hyee, Jhenaidah-1 constituency MP and president of the district Awami League, has died. He was 78.

He breathed his last at 7am (local time) on Saturday at the Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand. 

His personal assistant Shahidul Islam confirmed the matter. 

Hyee, also a former state minister, left behind his wife, one daughter, and two sons.

Abdul Hyee was born in Mohammadpur village of Shailkupa upazila. He was the youngest of three sons and two daughters of his parents.

He was elected MP from Jhenaidah-1 in the 2001 election.

In 2001, he was elected the convener of the Jhenaidah district Awami League. 

In 2005, Abdul Hyee became president of the Jhenaidah district Awami League. In the ninth national parliamentary election held in 2008, he was re-elected with an Awami League ticket.

He served as the state minister for Fisheries and Livestock from 2012–2014. 

In the 12th national election, he was again elected MP as an Awami League candidate.

In 2022, he was elected the president of the Jhenaidah district Awami League for the third time at the district Awami League conference. In the latest national election, he won again as Awami League candidate.

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