The Awami League leader died from Covid-19
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Zahangir tested Covid-19 positive and died on Thursday while undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
The 66-year-old Awami League leader was elected member of parliament for Patuakhali-3 constituency four times.
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In a condolence message, Sheikh Hasina recalled the struggles and organisational skills of Zahangir, also former general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League, in establishing Bangabandhu’s ideology.
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Sheikh Hasina said, “A vacuum has been created in the political arena with the death of Zahangir Hossain.”
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She prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to his family.
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