AL advisory council member Joynal Hazari passes away

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Dhaka, Dec 27: Heroic freedom fighter and Awami League Advisory Council member Joynal Hazari died of old-age complications at a hospital in Dhaka on Monday.  He was 75.

“Valiant freedom fighter and former MP of Feni-2 constituency Joynal Hazari breathed his last around 5.25pm at Labaid Hospital in Dhaka, where he was undergoing treatment,” said his family sources.

The Namaz-e-Janaza of heroic freedom fighter  Joynal Hazari will be held at Feni Pilot High School playground tomorrow (Tuesday).

“His namaz-e-janaza will be held at 4.30pm at Feni Pilot High School playground tomorrow,” said his family sources.

After the janaza, he will be buried at Mujib Uddayan, adjacent to his Masterpara residence in Feni town.

Heroic freedom fighter and former MP of Feni-2 constituency Joynal Hazari breathed his last around 5.25pm at Labaid Hospital in Dhaka, where he was undergoing treatment.

He was admitted to Labaid Hospital on December 15 with heart, kidney and lung complications.

Born on August 24, 1945 in Feni, he was Feni district Awami League general secretary from 1984 to 2004.

Hazari was elected lawmaker with Awami League ticket from Feni-2 constituency in 1986, 1991 and 1996.

He was also general secretary of greater Noakhali district unit of Chhatra League, the student wing of Awami League.

Hazari elected lawmaker with Awami League ticket from Feni-2 constituency in 1986, 1991 and 1996.

He was also general secretary of greater Noakhali district unit of Chhatra League, the student wing of Awami League.

Joynal Abedin Hazari is well-known for his control of power in Feni for over two decades, from 1984-2004 as the Feni district Awami League general secretary.

He became involved in politics while he was a student at Feni College in late 60s.

Joynal had formed a “steering committee” with members drawn from his close accomplices in 1993. The committee was later renamed “class committee.” Its members ruthlessly suppressed those who dared to stand in the way of its leader.

A three-time lawmaker from Feni 2 constituency, Hazari got involved in many controversies at the end of his third tenure in power till 2001.