President condoles death of Tajul Islam
UNB: President Abdul Hamid yesterday expressed his profound shock and sorrow at the death of opposition chief whip Tajul Islam, a lawmaker from Kurigram -2constituency.
The President conveyed his profound sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Tajul Islam Chowdhury, Chief Whip of the opposition in parliament and Jatiya Party presidium member died in a city hospital on Monday night suffering from kidney and heart-related complications at 73.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
The veteran politician was elected MP seven times from the Kurigram-2 constituency and also served a stint as Land Minister.
Meanwhile, Jatiya Party President HM Ershad also expressed deep sorrow at the demise of Chowdhury and empathised with his relatives.
JP Secretary General ABM Ruhul Amin Haoladar MP and Co-chairman GM Quader visited the hospital and consoled the bereaved family members.
His first Namaz-E-Janaza was held at the South Plaza of the parliament at 11 am on Tuesday while his second Namaz-E-Janaja will be held at family graveyard in Kurigram district on August 15.