On behalf of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, he paid deep homage to the political scientist and prayed for the salvation of his departed soul.

BNP standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain said Emajuddin wrote many books giving the nation and the country’s democratic parties necessary directions to go ahead overcoming all obstacles.

BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed said Emajuddin was a very high level of intellectual. “Emajuddin Ahmed had been living with serious grievances in his mind for the last 13 years as he had a commitment to democracy. He left the earth with sorrow seeing democracy is slowly dying.”

On 17 July, Emajuddin died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in the capital at the age of 87.

Emajuddin served as the 21st VC of Dhaka University from 1992 to 1996.

He was awarded prestigious Ekushey Padak in the education category in 1992.

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