Professor Muzaffar Ahmed laid to eternal rest

Sun Online Desk

25th August, 2019 06:19:09 printer

Professor Muzaffar Ahmed laid to eternal rest

Muzaffar Ahmed, who was part of the wartime Bangladesh government in exile and a close friend of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, laid to rest at his village home at Alahbad of Debidwar in Cumilla on Sunday.

He was buried after Zohr prayers. Earlier, his fourth namaz-e-janaza held at the courtyard of his house at Elahabad.

Muzaffar, the chief of National Awami Party’s (NAP), died at a Dhaka hospital on Friday. He was 98.

Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddique, local MP Razi Mohammad Fakhrul, Awami League and the National Awami Party (NAP) leaders spoke before the burial.

The third namaz-e-janaza was held at Cumilla Town Hall ground at 10 am.

His body was taken to Cumilla on Saturday night, a day after his death at a hospital in Dhaka. The 98-year-old was suffering from old age complications.

Prof Muzaffar was part of the wartime Bangladesh government in exile and a close friend of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur  Rahman.

The first namaj-e-janaza of Muzzaffar was held on the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban at 11:00am on Saturday where state honours was given.

Then on behalf of president Md Abdul Hamid, a floral wreath was placed on the coffin.

After that prime mister Sheikh Hasina placed a wreath followed by speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader and others.

Muzaffar mortal remains were then taken to the Central Shaheed Minar, where leaders of different political parties, leaders of different socio-cultural organisations paid their last respect to the veteran left leader.


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