OBITUARY: Dipash Chowdhury

Dipash Chowdhury, father of Atlantic City School Board member and Democratic Committee member Subrata Chowdhury, died on Tuesday, Nov. 28 in Bangladesh.

OBITUARY: Dipash Chowdhury

Dipash Chowdhury, father of Atlantic City School Board member and Democratic Committee member Subrata Chowdhury, died on Tuesday, Nov. 28 in Bangladesh. Chowdhury, 82, was a renowned politician, social and religious philanthropist, and a brave Bangladesh freedom fighter in the Liberation War of 1971. 

Chowdhury leaves to mourn his memory, his wife, two sons, two daughters, two daughters-in-law, three sons-in-law, 11 grandchildren, and other close relatives.

Proceeding him in death was one daughter.

Expressing their condolences were:

  • Congressman Jeff Van Drew
  • New Jersey State Senator Vincent J. Polistina
  • Assemblyman Donald A. Guardian
  • Assemblywoman Claire S. Swift
  • Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small, Sr.
  • Atlantic City Council President Aaron “Sporty” Randolph
  • Councilman Anjum Zia
  • Councilman Jesse O. Kurtz
  • Councilman MD Hossain Morshed
  • Councilman-at-large George Tibbitt
  • Councilwoman-at-large Stephanie Marshall
  • NAACP Atlantic City Chapter President and Atlantic City Council Vice President Kaleem Shabazz
  • Superintendent of Atlantic City Public Schools Dr. La Quetta Small
  • Atlantic County Democratic Committee Chairman Michael Suleiman
  • Atlantic City Board of Education President Shay Steele
  • Bangladesh Association of South Jersey President Mohammed Zahirul Islam
  • Bangladesh Association of South Jersey Secretary Zakirul Islam
  • Bangladesh Association of South Jersey Trustee Board President Abdur Rafiq
  • Bangladesh Association of Atlantic County President Shahid Khan
  • Bangladesh Association of Atlantic County Secretary Mohammed Suhel Ahmed
  • President of America Bangladesh Press Club Rashed Ahmed

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