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Awami League MP Mozammel Hossain passes away

  • Published at 12:29 pm January 10th, 2020
Dr Mozammel Hossain, Bagethat 4 MP Collected

Mozammel was a former state minister for Women and Children Affairs Ministry

Awami League MP of Bagerhat 4 constituency Dr Mozammel Hossain, 80, has passed away at a hospital in Dhaka due to old age complications.

The Awami League leader breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around 12:45am on Friday, reports UNB.

His son Mahmud Hossain, a professor at Khulna University confirmed the matter.

He left behind his son and a host of relatives to mourn his death.

Mozammel, also the district unit Awami League president, was elected MP from Bagerhat 1 and 4 constituencies in 1991, 1996, 2008, 2014 and 2018.

He had been serving as the president of district unit Awami League since 1984.

Born in August 1, 1940, the senior Awami League leader was the former state minister of Women and Children Affairs Ministry.

His body will be taken to Bagerhat after a Namaz-e-Janaza at the South Plaza of the Parliament Building.

Sheikh Kamruzzaman Tuku, general secretary of district unit Awami League, said the body of the Awami League leader will be kept in front of the district unit Awami League office at Rail Road from 12pm to 1 pm so that people can pay tributes.

Around 2pm, another Namaz-e-Janaza of Mozammel will be held at Sheikh Helal Uddin Stadium.

He will be buried at the family graveyard following the third Namaz-e-Janaza at Kochubunia High School ground in Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat.