Jatiya Sangsad (JP) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury visited deputy leader of the opposition in the House Rowshan Ershad’s residence at city’s Gulshan on Sunday night to console her over the death of her husband HM Ershad.
The Speaker went to the house around 7:00 pm and she stayed till at 8:30 pm.Earlier, Jatiya Party Chairman and former president HM Ershad passed away at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka at the age of 89 on July 14.
Ershad, also the leader of the opposition in the Parliament and a five-time MP, had long been suffering from various ailments including infection in his lungs and kidneys and was admitted to CMH on June 26 and was kept at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). His condition later deteriorated and was kept on oxygen support on June 30.
Later, Ershad was buried at his residence Palli Nibash in Rangpur on July 16.