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Faridpur UP chairman dies of Covid-19

  • Published at 02:06 pm October 28th, 2020
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Mirza Maniruzzaman Bachchu Collected/UNB

The Awami League leader breathed his last at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Wednesday morning

Mirza Maniruzzaman Bachchu, the chairman of Madhukhali upazila of Faridpur and also the president of upazila unit Awami League, died of Covid-19 early Wednesday.

The Awami League leader breathed his last at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Wednesday morning, said Faridpur Deputy Commissioner Atul Sarkar.

He tested positive for coronavirus on October 25 and since then, he was undergoing treatment at the DMCH.

His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Madhukhali Eidgah Maidan after Asr prayer, said General Secretary of upazila unit Awami League Rezaul Karim.

Later, he will be buried at Madhukhali graveyard under the management of the local administration.

Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded 1,335 new coronavirus patients across the country in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 401,586.

Twenty more patients died from Covid-19 during the period, raising the death toll to 5,838.