Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad was admitted to Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) today due to old-age complications.
Ershad is now being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital, said Ershad’s press secretary Shunil Shuvo Roy.
He has been suffering from fever since this morning. Earlier on Tuesday, he went to the hospital for regular health checkup, Shunil said.
The JP chief has been suffering from serious ailments for the last nine months. He also went to a Singapore hospital after the national election.
Ershad last appeared at a public gathering at an Iftar Mahfil programme at Westin Dhaka.
Meanwhile, in a party statement, GM Quader, the acting chairman and also the younger brother of Ershad, said that the latter’s condition was stable.
Quader also sought blessings from the countrymen for Ershad’s quick recovery.