Awami League national committee member and one of the organisers of the Liberation War Waliur Rahman Reza died at his house in the city on Saturday morning.
He was 80, said an AL press release.
Reza, also an advisor to the Gaibandha district AL and former lawmaker from Gaibandha-5 constituency, is survived by his wife, only son and a host of relatives.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and other AL leaders expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Reza.
In separate condolence messages, they prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
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