BNP chairperson's adviser Kazi Asaduzzaman Asad passed away on Wednesday. He was 67.
Asad, also the founding convener of Jatiayatabadi Chhatra Dal, breathed his last at Holy Family Hospital around 9:00 am, said his wife Yeasmin Asad.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter and host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Asad, who had long been suffering from cancer, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon in a critical condition, reports UNB.
His first namaz-e-janaza will be held in front of BNP's Nayapaltan Central Office after Zohr prayer Wednesday.
Meanwhile, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at his death.
In a condolence messages, he prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed their sympathy to the bereaved family members.