The body of former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday, has reached Sylhet.
Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Awami League leaders received the body of Kamran at 12:15 pm on Monday.He will be buried besides his parents’ graves at Manikpur of the city after janaja this afternoon, family source said.
Earlier, Kamran breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka at 2:30am.
Kamran, a member of the central executive committee of Awami League, was flown to CMH from Sylhet on June 7 after his physical condition deteriorated.
On June 5, the ex-mayor was found positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in Sylhet the next day.
Earlier on May 27, his wife Asma Kamran tested corona positive.
Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran was the first elected mayor of Sylhet City Corporation and he was elected mayor twice.