Habibur Rahman Mollah, MP, elected from Dhaka-5, died in a city hospital on Wednesday morning. He was 82.
He breathed his last around 10:05am while undergoing treatment at Square Hospitals, said his son-in-law Jamal Uddin.
Habibur Rahman was admitted to the hospital with respiratory problems and kidney complications, he added.
PM shocked at Habibur Rahman Mollah's death
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Awami League MP (Dhaka-5) and valiant freedom fighter Habibur Rahman Mollah.
In a condolence message, the Prime Minister recalled with profound respect Habibur Rahman Mollah's contributions to the great Liberation War and politics.
"The country and nation have lost a valiant freedom fighter, while the Awami League a dedicated leader at his death," she said.
Sheikh Hasina prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Habibur Rahman Mollah, who was elected MP thrice from Dhaka-5 constituency, passed away due to old-age complications at a city hospital in the morning.