Chairman of Laxmipur District Council Shamsul Islam, a veteran politician and close associate of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, died at Noakhali General Hospital around 7:00 am on Friday at the age of 75.
He had been suffering from kidney related diseases for a long, Laxmipur Municipality Mayor Abu Taher informed, reports BSS.
He left behind wife, two sons and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
The politician will be buried in Bashikpur graveyard following a namaz-a-janaza at Adarsha Samad High School ground around 5 pm.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at his death.
Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members..