Latif Siddiqui falls sick during indefinite hunger strike

first_imgThis photo shows independent candidate from Tangail-4 (Kalihati) constituency Latif Siddique is being taken to Tangail General Hospital after he falls sick while continuing his indefinite hunger strike protesting an attack on his motorcade during electioneeringIndependent candidate Abdul Latif Siddique was admitted to Tangail General Hospital after he had fallen sick on Wednesday while continuing his indefinite hunger strike protesting an attack on his motorcade during electioneering, reports UNB.Demanding the withdrawal of the officer-in-charge of Kalihati police station and immediate arrest of those attacked his motorcade, the former Awami League minister, who is contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections from Tangail-4 (Kalihati) constituency, went on hunger strike on 16 December.He fell sick on Tuesday night while continuing his protest in front of the office of the returning officer and deputy commissioner of Tangail Shahidul Islam for the second consecutive day, braving cold and rain.As his condition deteriorated, the expelled AL leader was admitted to Tangail General Hospital around 9:00am on Wednesday.Latif Siddique came under attack allegedly by the supporters of a local MP-backed union parishad chairman in Soratail of Kalihati upazila that left 20 people injured.last_img

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