Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad began its session on Monday with the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party boycotting the parliament.
The House at the beginning adopted an obituary reference on the death of former finance minister M Saifur Rahman, US senator Edward Kennedy and former Philippine president Corazon Aquino.
The parliament also mourned for former ministers Shafiqul Gani Swapan and MA Sattar, ex-lawmaker Abu Abbas, language movement veteran Gaziul Haq, poet Alauddin Al Azad, former naval commando Mojaharullah, and former president of Mahila Parishad Hena Das.
At the beginning of the session, Speaker Abdul Hamid placed the obituary motion and the House unanimously adopted it. Copies of the obituary resolution will be sent to each of the deceased's family.