Ex-dy speaker Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui dies

Published: November 19, 2017 14:59:24 | Updated: November 21, 2017 09:33:21


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Former deputy speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad and BNP chairperson’s adviser Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passed away at United Hospital in the capital on Sunday.

He breathed his last at 12:15 pm at the hospital, said BNP chairperson’s media wing member Shairul Kabir Khan.

Siddiqui was whisked off to the hospital on Saturday morning after he complained of chest pain.

His first namaz-e-janaza will be held in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office after Asr prayers on Sunday while the second one will be held at South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad at 10:00 am on Monday, as per report on UNB agency.

He is survived by wife, two sons, a daughter, a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.

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