Coronavirus was detected in the body of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on April 11. Although he was released from corona on May 9, 26 days later, he is still suffering from post-corona complications. Like him, many others in the team are suffering from post-Corona complications. However, in the meantime, more than 50 leaders and activists have won and returned to field politics. The BNP has so far lost about 400 members of the party, including several senior leaders, to the deadly virus.
The leaders of the party say that losing so many leaders and workers is an irreparable loss for the party. However, this problem is not only of BNP or the country, but of the whole world. So the fight against Corona is a collective fight. BNPO is involved in this fight. The party is standing by the victims of Corona.
BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy told Kaler Kanth, “The problem of coronavirus is all over the world. The world will not stop for this. Together with this, we have to move forward with the hygiene rules. ‘
BNP health secretary and a member of the party’s Karona cell. Rafiqul Islam said, “According to last month’s (April) estimates, about 400 party leaders and activists have died of coronavirus.” We are still working on it. ‘
According to the BNP’s Corona Cell, Corona was involved in the death of Barrister Moudud Ahmed, a member of the BNP’s standing committee, despite being admitted to hospital with various problems. However, the party’s vice chairman, former military officer Ruhul Alam Chowdhury, former minister and vice chairman Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf and former state minister AKM Mosharraf Hossain died of direct coronary heart attack. Besides, Shafiul Bari Babu, president of the Swachchasebak Dal, Abdul Awal Khan, central co-organizing secretary of the party and Ahsanullah, general secretary of Dhaka Metropolitan North BNP, among others, lost their lives in the future. Also on the list of the dead are former minister TM Gias Uddin, BNP chairperson’s adviser MA Haque and others.
Meanwhile, a member of the party’s standing committee has returned to political activities after winning the corona. Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Selima Rahman, Vice Chairman AZM Zahid Hossain, Joint Secretary General Habib-un-Nabi Khan Sohail, Chairperson’s Personal Assistant Shimul Biswas, Publicity and Publication Secretary Shahid Uddin Chowdhury and others.
Khaleda Zia’s complex condition has not been resolved: The medical board sat in the capital’s Evercare Hospital last Wednesday to review the BNP chairperson’s physical condition. At the end of the review, the board said he did not have kidney, heart and liver problems. He will have to take treatment for a long time. Medical board member and BNP vice chairman Prof. AZM Zahid Hossain said Khaleda Zia has not yet been able to overcome the post-cavid complications. So it has been decided to keep him in CCU for some time.
Meanwhile, BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi returned home from the hospital on May 9 after 52 days of treatment at the capital’s Square Hospital. However, he has not yet fully recovered.
Dr. Rafiqul Islam said he would have to stay under close observation for one or two more months on the advice of doctors. In a brief conversation with Kaler Kantho on the telephone, Rizvi spoke about his physical weakness, heart and diabetes problems. He wants blessings from the countrymen. His corona was identified on March 16.
When asked, BNP vice chairman Barkatullah Bulu, who returned to politics after winning the Corona, told Kaler Kantha on Friday, “It is difficult for the party to bear the loss of so many leaders and activists.” Criticizing the government’s various measures to deal with the Corona epidemic, he said the countrymen should be vaccinated as soon as possible. We have to stand by the victims. He urged the government to pay more attention to this issue.