Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury, MP for Sylhet-3 constituency, died of Covid-19 at a hospital in the capital on Thursday.
He breathed his last at around 2:00pm at United Hospital, his brother Ahamad Us Samad Chowdhury said.The parliament member was unwell for a few days and his condition suddenly deteriorated while returning to Dhaka from Sylhet on Sunday.
Upon reaching Dhaka, he was rushed to the hospital.
He was tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury.
They prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.