Nur-E-Alam Siddiqui, 82, one of the organizers of the Liberation War, former president of Chhatra League and also former lawmaker from Jhenaidah-2 constituency, passed away early Wednesday while undergoing treatment at United Hospital in the city.
Nur-E-Alam Siddiqui, who served as convener of Swadhin Bangla Kendriya Chhatra Sangram Parishad during the mass upsurge of 1969 and the War of Liberation in 1971 has passed away. He was 79.
He was a Member of Parliament and former president of Bangladesh Chhatra League (1970-1972).
He died at 4:37 am Wednesday, confirmed his press secretary Aniket Rajesh.
Siddiqui was one of the organizers of independence, also known as one of the four prominent student leaders who the mass movement of 1969. He was one of the leaders of Mujib Bahini.
Siddiqui played an active role in all the political activities of the time, including participation in the six-point movement, the 11-point movement, the language movement. He was elected MP from Jashore-2 constituency as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League in the first parliamentary election of 1973.
He contested from Jhenaidah-2 constituency as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League in the 7th parliamentary elections of 1996 and 8th Jatiya Sangsad in 2001.