SCC ex-mayor Kamran dies from coronavirus


Dhaka, June 15: Awami League’s executive committee member and former mayor of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Badaruddin Ahmad Kamran has died from coronavirus infection at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital on Monday. He was 69.

His son Dr Arman Ahmad Shiplu told media that his father breathed his last at the hospital around 2:30 am.

Kamran, a member of the central executive committee of Awami League, was flown to CMH from Sylhet on June 7 after his physical condition deteriorated.

On June 5, the ex-mayor was found positive for Covid-19 and was admitted to Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in Sylhet the next day.

Dr Kumar said Kamran was kept at the Intensive Care Unit on Sunday as his condition deteriorated.

Earlier on May 27, his wife Asma Kamran  tested  corona positive.

Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran was the first elected mayor of Sylhet City Corporation and he was elected mayor twice.