Dhaka, Bangladesh
JS adopts obituary reference

JS adopts obituary reference

The 11th Jatiya Sangsad at its third session on Tuesday unanimously adopted obituary references on a number of distinguished personalities, including former minister, ex lawmakers and a number of cultural personalities. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury moved the obituary references separately with brief resumes on those who died after prorogation of last session of the 11th parliament, reports BSS. The Speaker while moving the references said the House expresses its deep shock at the death of former minister Barrister Aminul Haq and ex-lawmakers ABM Taleb Ali, Abdul Ali Mridah, M Abdul Majid Master and AKM Bazlul Karim. The house also condoled the death of former Managing Director of Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory Rafique Ahmed Siddique,brother in-law of Sheikh Rehana, younger daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Additional IGP of Police Rawshan Ara who was killed in a road accident while working a peace keeping mission in Congo, noted dramatist Professor Momtajuddin Ahmed, Ekushey Padak recipients singer Subir Nandi, Poet Hayat Saif, noted Nazrulgeeti singer and researcher Khalid Hossen, noted commedian Anisur Rahman, dramatist Saleh Ahmed and actress Maya Gosh. The house also expressed deep shock at the life losses caused by the recent devastating cyclonic storm Foni, aircraft accident in Russia and other accidental deaths held at different places at home and abroad. They conveyed deep sympathy to the members of the bereaved family and prayed for the lasting peace of his departed soul. The lawmakers also observed one-minute silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls.

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