Shafiul Bari Babu, president of the Central Committee of the Volunteer Party for Cancer, has passed away. He was 49.
He died at Apollo Hospital at 4 am in the capital on Tuesday. He left behind a son and a daughter and a host of well-wishers.
BNP chairperson's media wing member Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed to media.
Shafiul Bari Babu has been ill for some time and his health deteriorated further and he was admitted to Anwar Khan Modern Medical College Hospital on Monday evening.
Later at 1.50 am, Shafiul Bari Babu was admitted to the CCU of Apollo Hospital.