He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in Dhaka around 4am on Tuesday.
Shayrul Kabir Khan, member of BNP Chairperson’s media wing and Joint General Secretary of Swechchasebak Dal, confirmed the death to media.
Babu was admitted to Anwar Khan Modern Medical College and Hospital with severe breathing problem around 11am on Monday. Later, he was shifted to Evercare Hospital around 1:30am on Tuesday and died there.
BNP’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed deep shock at the death of Babu.