Ekabbar Hossain, member of parliament from Tangail-7 constituency, passed away at a hospital in city on Tuesday. He was 76.
Ekabbar, also the president of Mirzapur upazila unit Awami League, breathed his last around 2 pm while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka, said his son Barrister Tahrim Hossain Simanto.
He left behind his wife, one son, two daughters and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
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Ekabbar, also a valiant freedom fighter, returned from the constituency winning the four successive general elections in 2001, 2008, 2014 and 2018.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the demise of the Ekabbar Hossain.
She prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.