The 73rd birth anniversary of seasoned
politician, former presidium member of Awami League and 14-party
alliance spokesperson Mohammad Nasim will be observed tomorrow.
Marking his birthday, offering jiarat at his grave, doa and milad
mahfil will be arranged at Sobhanbagh Jame Masjid with following
health guidelines in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.
Besides, foods and clothes will be distributed among distressed
people on behalf of Nasim’s family.
Nasim’s son and Awami Swechchhasebak League vice-president Tanvir
Shakil Joy sought prayers from the people for eternal peace of his
Mohammed Nasim was born to Captain M Mansur Ali, one of the four
national leaders who were killed inside the Dhaka central jail, and
Amena Mansur at Kazipur upazila in Sirajganj on April 2, 1948.
Captain M Mansur Ali was one of the organizers of the Liberation
War, a minister of war-time government of Bangladesh and the third
prime minister of independent Bangladesh.
Nasim obtained his bachelor degree from the then Jagannath College,
now Jagannath University.
He was elected lawmaker for six times. Being elected an MP from
Sirajganj-1 in 2014, he became health and family welfare minister on
January 12 on that year.
During the 1996 AL government tenure, he served as minister for
home, housing and public works, posts and telecommunication
Nasim passed away while undergoing treatment at Bangladesh
Specialized Hospital on June 13, 2020 at 72.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)