Noor Alam Siddiqui, one of the organizers of the liberation war, a fierce student leader, and one of the four caliphs of Bongobondu, has passed away. He died in the early hours of Wednesday (March 29) while undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in the capital.
His press secretary Aniket Rajesh confirmed this information to the media.
Former MP Noor Alam Siddiqui represented the Jhenaidah-II Constituency. His body will be carried to his hometown, Jhenaidah for a funeral. His 2nd funeral will then be held in the Azad Mosque in Gulshan. He will be given a “guard of honor” before being buried in Savar.
The fierce student leader of the seventies, Noore Alam Siddiqui served as the president of the Chhatra League during 1970-1972. He played a key role during the liberation war. He is noted as one of the four caliphs of Bongobondhu and was a close ally. He was one of the leaders of Mujib Bahini.
Noor Alam Siddiqui played an active role in all the political activities of that time, including participation in the six-point movement, and language movement. He was elected Member of Parliament from the then Jessore-2 Constituency as a candidate of Bangladesh Awami League in the first national parliamentary election of 1973.