BNP chairperson's adviser and former chief whip of parliament Syed Wahidul Alam died at a city hospital on Sunday night at the age of 73.
Alam, who had been receiving treatment for various diseases at the capital's Central hospital, Dhanmondi, breathed his last around 8:00pm, BNP chairperson's media wing member Sairul Kabir Khan told.
Sairul Said his first namaz-e-janaza will be held at the South Plaza of parliament at 11:00am on Monday and the 2nd one in front of BNP's Nayapaltan central office in Dhaka around 12 noon.
Alam is survived by two daughters--- Barrister Shakila Farjana and Barrister Aklima Farjana-and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his demise.
Later, his body will be taken to his village home in Chattogram's Hathazari. He will be buried there at his family graveyard following the third namaz-e-janaza.
BNP senior Vice- chairman Tarique Rahman and its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam expressed deep shock at his death.
In a condolence message, they prayed for salvation of the departed soul and expressed sympathy the bereaved family members.
Meanwhile, Fakhrul, BNP vice-chairman Abdullah Al Noman and Standing Committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury went to the hospital hearing the news of Aalm's demise.
They also talked to his family members and consoled them.
Alam had been involved with BNP since its foundation. He was elected MP thrice from Hathazari constituency and made Chief Whip of parliament after BNP formed government in 2001.