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Lawmaker Prof Masuda Rashid passes away

Published : Monday, 13 September, 2021 at 11:07 AM  Count : 480

Lawmaker Prof Masuda Rashid passes away

Lawmaker Prof Masuda Rashid passes away

Prof Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, Jatiya Party's presidium member and a member of parliament for reserved seats for women, passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early Monday. She was 70.

She died at about 3:15am while underwent treatment at the ICU of BIRDEM Hospital, the party sources confirmed.

Masuda Rashid left behind a son, a daughter and a host of relatives and well-wisher to mourn his death.

The namaz-e-janaza for the lawmaker will be held after Asr prayers at the Jatiya Party office in Kakrail. 

Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader expressed deep shock at the death of Masuda Rashid.

A former professor of sociology at Dhaka University, Masuda was elected to a parliamentary seat reserved for women in the 11th parliament.


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