The demise of Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed has deeply saddened us, while prompting us to introspect. Have we really been able to give due respect to these talented individuals?
Justice Shahabuddin was elected the president of the country unopposed on 23 July 1996 having been nominated by the Awami League
The former president breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital in the capital at around 10:28am on Saturday
The body of former president justice Shahbuddin Ahmed has been taken to his village home in Netrokona on Saturday.
President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of former president and chief Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed