Ex-BNP MP Alamgir dies of COVID-19

Staff Correspondent | Published: 11:14, Aug 04,2020 | Updated: 01:02, Aug 05,2020


ATM Alamgir

ATM Alamgir, former Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker from Laksam constituency in Cumilla, died of COVID-19 on Monday night. He was 70.

Alamgir, also a Supreme Court lawyer, was undergoing treatment at Green Life Hospital in the capital after he was tested COVID-19 positive, Alamgir’s fellow Sheikh Akhterul Islam told New Age on Tuesday.

Freedom fighter Alamgir is survived by his wife, son and two daughters.

Alamgir was buried at his family graveyard in Monorganj village in Laksam with state honour, his brother Abul Bashar told New Age.

Alamgir was elected MP thrice from BNP since 1991. He sought nomination from Jatiya Party in the last parliamentary election but he was denied.

He was also former chairman of Bangladesh Shilpa Bank and Bangladesh Commerce Bank Ltd.

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain expressed his condolence at the death of Alamgir. 

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