Khaledur Rahman Tito dies


Regional Correspondent 

Khaledur Rahman Tito, a former state minister for labour and manpower and former MP from Jashore-3 constituency, has passed away at the age 76. He breathed his last at Jashore Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on Sunday noon. 

Khaledur Rahman Tito's son Mashuq Hasan Joy said that his father was infected with Covi-19 a few months ago. After recovering from treatment in Dhaka, he returned home. Later, when he fell ill again. He was taken to Jashore Medical College Hospital on Thursday (January 7) evening. He was shifted to Jashore Combined Military Hospital (CMH) as his condition deteriorated.

His namaz-e-janaja was held at Jashore Central Eidgah maidan after Johar prayers. He was buried in Karbala Graveyard. 

Khaledur Rahman Tito was born on March 1 in 1945 in Kolkata. On 18 may 1982, he married to Raushan Ara of Churipatti, Jashore.

He was involved in Awami League politics. He won as the chairman post of Jashore municipality election in 1984 and was elected a member of parliament from Jatiya Party in 1986 in Jashore-3 constituency. In 1987, he became the central organising secretary of the Jatiya Party. In May 1990, he was sworn in as the state minister for Labour and Manpower. Khaledur Rahman Tito was elected General Secretary of Jatiya Party at the end of 1991. He was elected MP from Awami League in 2008.