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