A newly reelected union parishad member died of a heart attack at the first meeting of the council in Keshabpur upazila in Jessore on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Sagar Khan Mona, 48, a member of Sagardari union parishad and son of late Nawsher Ali Khan of Jhikra village, UNB reports.
UP chairman Mostafizul Islam said Mona collapsed on the chair while delivering his speech at the first meeting of the council.
He was taken to Keshabpur Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead, the chairman said.
Mona was a member of the last union council, too, he added..