Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Dhaka City South Ameer Nurul Islam Bulbul and Secretary Dr.Shafiqul Islam Masud have expressed their deep shock at the death of Professor Emajuddin Ahmed, former vice-chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University. He was 87.
He breathed his last at 6:00 am on Friday (July 17) at LabAid Hospital while undergoing treatment there.
Emajuddin Ahmed fell sick at 2.00 am on Tuesday and was taken to LabAid Hospital in Dhanmondi.
Born in 1933 in Maldaha, Emajuddin’s family moved to Chapainawabganj after the partition of India.
Emajuddin, a renowned political scientist, started his career as a teacher at Rajshahi College. Upon completion of higher studies from abroad, he joined the Political Science Department of Dhaka University in 1970.
Prof Emajuddin served as the 21st vice-chancellor of Dhaka University, from 1992-1996. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak in 1992 in the education category.
Both the leaders prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.