Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury, MP for Sylhet-3 constituency, died from coronavirus infections at a hospital in the capital on Thursday.
He breathed his last at around 2:30 at United Hospital, his brother Ahamad Us Samad Chowdhury said.
The parliament member was sick for a few days and his condition suddenly deteriorated while returning to Dhaka from Sylhet on Sunday.
Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury was rushed to the hospital. Later on Monday, he tested positive for Covid-19.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury.
The premier prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
BDST: 1531 HRS, MAR 11, 2021