Rajshahi: Veteran politician and former minister Sardar Amjad Hossain died of heart ailment at a city hospital on Friday afternoon. He was 75.
He breathed his last at 3:00pm at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Apollo Hospital in Dhaka, his son Saniat Hossain said.
Amjad Hossain was admitted to the hospital after he suffered a heart attack at his Gulshan residence on Tuesday. his son also said.
During the tenure of HM Ershad, Amzad was the minister for food, agriculture, land, fisheries and livestock.
The renowned politician of Rajshahi was also the presidium member of the Jatiya Party.
On June 1, 2005, he returned to Awami League.