Mahmudur Rahman

One of the founding organisers and former vice-president of Bangladesh Chhatra Maitree, Mahmudur Rahman died at a hospital in the city on Thursday night. He was 61.

Mahmudur Rahman, also a pioneer in the country’s software industry was a member of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services. He was owner of DPC- Information Technology Centre Ltd. He breathed his last at Square Hospital around 9:30pm, said his daughter Marzana Safat.

He left behind wife, one daughter and a son.

Mahmudur had a huge contribution in anti-autocracy movement in 1990s which turned into a mass upsurge that prompted the fall of the autocratic regime paving the way for restoration of democratic process in the country.

He was buried at family graveyard after namaz-e-janaza at his grandparents’ house in Delduar in Tangail.

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