The deceased was identified as Jamal Hossain, son of Ahmad Miah of Rahat Ali Parah of the Upazila and the general secretary of Awami League of Barabakia No-7.
Jamal Hossain came in contact with a live electric wire while he was hanging election banners at College Gate Choumuhani Station on Sunday noon and sustained severe injuries.
At first, he was rushed to Upazila Health Complex and then Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
Due to the deterioration of the condition, he was admitted to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where he dies on this morning.
Upazila AL General Secretary Abul Kashem confirmed the information.