Mohiuddin Chowdhury laid to rest

Published: December 15, 2017 18:57:22 | Updated: December 16, 2017 10:04:17


Former Chittagong city mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury was buried with full state honours beside his father's grave at Chasma Hill family graveyard in the city on Friday.

His namaz-e-janaza was held after Asr prayers on Laldigi Maidan in the port city.

Mohiuddin Chowdhury passed away at city's Max Hospital early Friday at the age of 74.

The President of Chittagong city Awami League left his two sons, two daughters, wife and a host of relatives, friends, well-wishers and huge political fellows to mourn his death.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock at the death of the renowned politician. 

Chowdhury was one of the organisers of liberation war and most loveable political leader to the people of the region.

He was suffering from heart and kidney complications for long.

According to BSS, Mohiuddin was put on life-support at Max Hospital at Mehedibagh in the port city on Thursday evening.

Born at Gohira village in Raojan upazila of Chittagong on December 1, 1944, Mohiuddin joined Chhatra League in his school days.

Mohiuddin was elected CCC mayor first in 1994, while for the second time in 2000, and for the third consecutive time in 2005.

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