MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Awami League leader and Member of the Parliament Abdul Mannan.
In a condolence message, the Prime Minister on Saturday recalled the contribution of the former president of Bangladesh Chhatra League in various democratic movements, reports UNB.
“Awami League lost a skilled organiser and a devoted activist,” she said.
The Prime Minister prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Abdul Mannan, an Awami League lawmaker from Bogura-1, has died during treatment for a heart ailment at the age of 66.
He passed away at the capital’s Labaid Hospital at 8:15 am on Saturday, said Biplab Barua, the Awami League’s office secretary.
Mannan was hospitalised on Thursday before being put on life support when his condition deteriorated, reports bdnews24.com.
A native of Hindukandi in Bogura’s Sariakandi Upazila, Mannan was twice elected to parliament from Bogura in 2014 and 2018.
He had previously served as an organising secretary to the ruling party and was also a former president of the Bangladesh Chhatra League.