Opposition Leader Raushon Ershad in ICU with respiratory issues

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Dhaka, Aug 16: Opposition Leader of Parliament Raushon Ershad is receiving medical treatment for respiratory issues at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka for two days.

She was moved to the intensive care unit or ICU of the hospital on Monday, her assistant personal secretary Mamun Hasan said.

He further that Raushon had been admitted to the hospital after a regular check up at CMH identified abnormal amounts of carbon dioxide in her lungs.

“Her condition has become more stable [Monday],” he added.

Chief patron of the Jatiya Party and son of Raushon, Rahgir Almahe Ershad alias Shad Ershad has asked for blessings of all for his mother’s recovery, a media statement from her office read.

The 78-year old Raushon is the MP of Mymensingh-4 seat. She has been the leader of the official opposition in parliament for two terms.