News Desk (Channel TT): Bangladesh's tallest and world's second tallest man Jinnat Ali has died. (Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun).
On Tuesday, Jinnah's elder brother Elias Ali confirmed his death.
Elias Ali said, our favorite Jinnah Ali is no more. Everyone will pray for him. He left us all with great difficulty. I fell into a very helpless state. I could not save my brother.
Jinnah Ali died at the Neurosurgery Department of Chittagong Medical College (CMC) Hospital on Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for life support after his condition deteriorated.
Chamek Hospital, Professor of Neurosurgery. Noman Khaled Chowdhury told Daily Bangladesh on Monday night that when Jinnah Ali was brought to neurosurgery in the morning, he was unconscious. His situation was so complicated that he could not regain consciousness. He was on ventilation support.
It is known that Jinnat Ali was suffering from diabetes, respiratory problems and brain tumors for a long time. He was admitted to Chamek Hospital on Sunday as his condition deteriorated after being treated at Cox's Bazar Medical Hospital for five days.
Jinnat Ali, son of farmer Amir Hamza of Barabil village in Gorjnia union of Ramu upazila of Cox's Bazar. Born in 1996. Jinnah is the third of Amir Hamza's three sons and one daughter. Jinnah Ali was taken to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the National Assembly on 24 October 2018. According to the information published in the media at that time, his height started to increase abnormally from the age of 12 years. At that time, Jinnat Ali's height was 8 feet 2 inches.
As he was unusually tall, Jinnah sought help from the Prime Minister, citing various physical problems. He also said that there was no income due to lack of employment.
Later, the Prime Minister took charge of his treatment. At that time he was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). After recovering, Jinnah returned home.
Jinnah was also given a shop in his area with financial assistance from the Prime Minister's Fund.