Chattogram lawmaker Moslem Uddin Ahmed passes away
Moslem Uddin Ahmed, Awami League leader and lawmaker from Chattogram-8 constituency, died at a hospital in Dhaka yesterday.
The 75-year-old AL president of Chattogram South District unit breathed his last while being treated for cancer around 11:50pm yesterday, reports our Chattogram staff correspondent quoting family sources.
He left behind his wife, four daughters and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
His first namaj-e-janaza is scheduled to be held at the South Gate of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban at 11:00am today, said Ezaz Mahmud, a nephew of the deceased.
His body will be taken to Chattogram tomorrow where his second namaj-e-janaza will be held at Gomdandi Pilot School Ground at Boalkhali upazila, Ezaz added.
Later, his third namaj-e-janaza would be held at Jamiatul Falah Mosque in the port city after Asr prayers tomorrow.
He will be buried at Garibullah Shah Majar Graveyard in the afternoon.
Moslem, a freedom fighter, was general secretary of Chattogram district unit of Chhatra League in 1980s. He also served as the general secretary of Chattogram south district unit AL and later was elected its president.
Moslem was elected lawmaker from AL in the by-election from Chattogram-8 held on January 12, 2020, after the demise of JSD lawmaker Main Uddin Khan Badal.