Former deputy minister Humayan Kabir dies


Humayan Kabir, former deputy minister for Health and Family Welfare and former lawmaker from Brahmanbaria-3 constituency, died of cardiac attack on Sunday morning (Inna Lillahi oa inna ilayhi Raji'un).

He breathed his last around 8:45 am at Brahmanbaria General Hospital at the age of 67. He left behind his wife, two sons, and a daughter.  Dr Shawkot Hossain, medical superintendent  of Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital confirmed the matter.

Humayan Kabir participated in 1971 in  the front fight of  the Liberation War. He  was a member of parliament from Brahmanbaria-3 constituency for two times from the Jatiya Party.

In 1977, he was elected as the youngest municipal chairman. He was elected as municipal chairman again in 1984.

Humayun Kabir was born on 2nd February in 1952 at Poirtola in Brahmanbaria district. His father’s name is  Bajlur Rahman and that of his mother is Ukilunnesa.

However, he was also the former general secretary of the district unit of Awami League and chairman of Brahmanbaria municipality and Zilla Parishad. His wife, Nayar Kabir is the mayor of the municipality.  

The former deputy minister will be buried at his family graveyard in Poirtola area of the town, his wife said.