Fazle Rashid remembered

Staff Correspondent

11 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The 13th death anniversary of advocate ABM Fazle Rashid Chowdhury Hiru, a politician, business personality, social worker and lawyer, was observed on Tuesday.

On the occasion, quran khawani, doa and milad mahfil were held at his residences in Dhaka, Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar.

Fazle Rashid was the eldest son of AKM Fazlul Kabir Chowdhury, former leader of the opposition of East Pakistan Assembly.

Fazle Rashid held important positions as the president of Bangladesh Cultural Heritage Preservation Forum, founder vice-president of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and founder executive committee member of Jatiyo Party in 1986. His wife is lawmaker Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, also Professor of Sociology, University of Dhaka and son Barrister Sanjeed Rashid Chowdhury.