Quader also express deep shock at the death of Advocate Fazilatunnesa Bappy, a former Awami League reserved seat MP, who passed away in the morning at a city hospital.
Nanak, central leader AFM Bahauddin Nasim and its Organising Secretary BM Mozammel Haque, among others, were present at the press briefing.
Bangladesh’s northern region has been hit hard by unrelenting cold. The government said thousands of people are being affected daily by cold-related diseases which have claimed at least 51 lives since November 1.
Ten of the deaths were reported from Panchagarh alone.
Although the local administration has distributed warm clothes, the cold-affected people say the number is scant.