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Andrew Kishore’s funeral on July 15

 Entertainment Correspondent

 Published: 05:04 PM, 7 July 2020  

Andrew Kishore

Andrew Kishore

The legendary playback singer Andrew Kishore’s funeral will be held on July 15 after the return of his son Jay Andrew Saptok and daughter Minim Andrew Songa as they are currently abroad, confirmed Andrew’s brother-in-law Dr Patrick Bipul Biswas, on Tuesday.

“His body is now in the cold storage of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital,” he said.

“Jay Andrew Saptok will return from Australia on Wednesday and Minim Andrew Songa will return on July 14. Then the funerals will be held as per the religious rituals on July 15. Later, if permission is granted, the body will be kept at the Shaheed Minar of Rajshahi University. He will then be buried next to his parents’ grave,” Dr Patrick Bipul Biswas added. 

Andrew Kishore breathed his last on Monday evening at a private hospital in Rajshahi after a long battle with cancer. 

He had been suffering from a physical illness for a long time. He is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter. President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and mourned his death.