Chattogram MP Moslem Uddin passes away, PM mourns

Moslem Uddin Ahmad, a valiant freedom fighter and Awami League lawmaker from the Chattogram-8 constituency, passed away at a hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 73.

He breathed his last around 12:38am while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital.

Moslem Uddin had been suffering from terminal cancer for two years, said the lawmaker’s nephew Lokman Chowdhury.

He left behind wife, four daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

After the death of former Chattogram-8 Constituency MP and Jasad leader Moinuddin Khan Badal, he was elected  MP of Awami League on January 13, 2020 in the vacant seat.

Lawmaker Moslem Uddin, also the President of Chittagong South Awami League, was elected Vice President of Government Commerce College in 1969 and participated in the Great Liberation War responding to the call of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Moslem Uddin.

In a condolence message, the prime minister said that “Bangladesh Awami League has lost a dedicated leader in the death of Moslem Uddin.”

She prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved members of his family.


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