AL lawmaker Dr Mozammel Hossain passes away


BAGERHAT, Jan 10, 2020 (BSS) – Dr Mozammel Hossain, MP of Bagerhat-4 and the president of Bagerhat District Awami League, passed away in the early hours of today at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital (BSMMU) in the capital.

He breathed his last at about 1am at the age of 80, while undergoing treatment at the hospital, family sources said.

Dr Mozammel was admitted to the hospital when he suddenly fell sick on January 4.

He is survived by only son Mahmud Hossain, a professor of Khulna University, and a host of relatives and admirers.

He will be buried at the family graveyard this afternoon after namaz-e-janazas at the South Plaza of the Parliament Bhaban, Bagerhat Stadium and AC Laha Pilot High School premises in Morrelganj respectively.

His body will be brought to Bagerhat in the afternoon after his first namaz-e-janaza at the South Plaza of the Parliament Bhaban.

His second namaz-e-janaza will be held at Bagerhat Stadium after Juma prayers and he will be buried at his family graveyard after last namaz-e-janaza to be held on the premises of AC Laha Pilot High School in Morrelganj.

Dr Mozammel was elected the MP of Bagerhat-1 in 1991 and Bagerhat-4 for five times in 1996, 2008, 2014 and 2018.

He was state minister for Social Welfare and Women and Children Affairs Ministry in 1996.