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Barrister Nazmul Huda passes away

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Former Communications Minister and prominent politician Barrister Nazmul Huda passed away on Sunday, February 19, at Square Hospital in the capital city of Bangladesh. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis for a long time. Being born in 1943, he lived for 80 years. 

The Acting General Secretary of Grass Root BNP, Akkas Ali Khan, confirmed his death to the media. He joined politics in 1977 and was a founding member of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in 1978. He served as the youngest standing committee member at the time of the party’s founding.

Nazmul Huda was appointed as the Information Minister when the BNP government was formed in 1991, and he served as the Minister of Communications from 2001 to 2006. He faced three corruption cases during the caretaker government after 1/11.

He was the vice-chairman of BNP when he was expelled from the party on November 21, 2010, by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. In 2012, he formed a new political party called the Bangladesh Nationalist Front (BNF) with Abul Kalam. However, after a few months, he was expelled from the BNF by Abul Kalam.

In May 2014, he formed an alliance called the Bangladesh National Alliance, and in November of the same year, he formed the Bangladesh Human Rights Party. On November 20, 2015, he formed another new party called BNP.

Nazmul Huda is survived by his wife Barrister Sigma Huda and two daughters Antara Selima Huda and Srabanti Amina Huda. His death has left a significant impact on the political landscape of Bangladesh.