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Ex-JU VC Prof Dr Alauddin dies

  • JU Correspondent
  • 14 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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Ex-JU VC Prof Dr Alauddin dies

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Professor Dr Alauddin Ahmed, former vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU), passed away in a city hospital on Tuesday. He was 75.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock at the death of Ahmed, who was also the former education adviser to the premier.

She also prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Besides, JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nurul Alam expressed deep shock at the death of Prof Alauddin Ahmed.

Prof Dr Alauddin was a renowned educationist, politician and former Member of Parliament from Kishoreganj-1 constituency.

He was born in Kishoreganj district. He served as the vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University from 16 July 1998 to 1999.

Prof Dr Alauddin also served as an educational, social development and political affairs adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s second cabinet on 2009.