Freedom fighter dies from coronavirus in Sherpur

Sun Online Desk

6th July, 2020 01:10:12 printer

Freedom fighter dies from coronavirus in Sherpur

Freedom Fighter and former Nalitabari municipality  mayor Abdul Halim Ukil  died of Covid-19 on Sunday night. He was 67.
 
Abdul Halim, a member of district Awami League executive committee, was diagnosed with coronavirus on June 25 and undergoing treatment at Bangladesh Kuwait Maitree Hospital in the capital where he breathed his last around 10:40pm, according to family sources, reports UNB.
 
He is survived by wife, one daughter and one son.
 
According to Sherpur civil surgeon office, so far total three people died from coronavirus in the district.
 
In his long political career, Abdul Halim, was also the first elected municipal chairman. He also served as a UP chairman and was the president of Nalitabari Upazila Awami League.


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