Friday, 31 March, 2023

Ex-lawmaker Mufti Shahidul Islam dies

Ex-lawmaker Mufti Shahidul Islam dies

NARAIL: Mufti Shahidul Islam, former lawmaker of Narail-2 and Khelafat Majlish leader, passed away at his madrasa Abu Hurayra in Manikganj in the early hours of Friday. He was 65.

He breathed his last at around 12:30 am, said Mostafizur Rahman Alek, president of Narail Sadar BNP.

Mufti Shahidul had been suffering from various complex diseases including diabetes for a long time.

Shahidul, also the founder chairman of Al-Markazul Islami, left behind his wife, two sons and four daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

The first namaz-e-janaza of Mufti Shahidul was held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Jummah prayers.

Later, he was buried in front of the Al-Markazul Islami Complex after the second namaz-e-janaza.

The Khelafat Majlish leader was elected to parliament in a by-election from Narail-2 constituency on BNP-led four-party alliance's ticket in 2002.