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Former land minister Shamsur Rahman dies

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:42 AM, 2 April 2020  

Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu

Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu

Former land minister, Pabna-4 constituency (Ishwardi-Atgharia) MP, freedom fighter and Language Hero Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu has died.

He died at United Hospital in Dhaka at around 5:30 am on Thursday. He was 80 years old.

Shamsur Rahman Sharif was in the ICU of the hospital for several days. He was suffering from cancer, kidney disease and many other diseases.

Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu was elected president of Pabna district Awami League and MP from Pabna-4 (Ishwardi and Atgharia) seats five consecutive times from 1996 to 2018. He was the land minister for a period of 2014-2019.