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AL leader Dr Pata dies of corona

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 4 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Former civil surgeon Dr AFM Shafiuddin Pata, also general secretary of Pangsha upazila Awami League, died of coronavirus in a hospital in the capital on Tuesday. He was 62.

He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital at 2:15pm.

Dr Pata was tested positive for coronavirus through a rapid antigen test at Pangsha Upazila Health Complex on July 26.

He was admitted to Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital July 29 as his condition deteriorated.

Dr AFM Shafiuddin Pata was also the general secretary of Swadhinata Chiktsok Parishad’s (Swachip) Rajbari district unit.

He was involved in various social organisations including the Rotary Club.