A student of Jagannath University died of dengue fever at a hospital in the capital early Friday.
The deceased was identified as Rudra Chandra Sarker, was a student of Anthropology Department of the university 22, son of Sablu Sarker, a resident of Hasnabad union of Nageshwari upazila of Kurigram.
Rudra's classmate Arnav Sarkar, said that Rudra went to his village home after contracting with dengue fever on July 22 where he was undergoing treatment at a Rangpur clinic. Later, Rudra was brought to Dhaka last Wednesday as his condition worsened.
Jagannath University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Imdadul Haque expressed deep grief over Rudra's untimely death.