Former Bangladesh president Hossain Mohammad Ershad. Photo: Reuters

H.M. Ershad, who became Bangladesh president after seizing power in 1982 coup, dies aged 89

  • Ershad ruled the country from 1982 to 1990 and was the leader of the opposition in the current parliament
  • During the 1982 bloodless coup, he took over as the chief martial law administrator by removing the elected government
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Former Bangladesh president Hossain Mohammad Ershad. Photo: Reuters
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