Barrister Moudud laid to rest
Published: 07:56 PM, 19 March 2021
BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed has been laid to rest next to his parents’ grave as per his last wish.
Moudud Ahmed was buried in the family graveyard at around 6:30 pm (after Maghrib) after completing Janaza at 5:30 pm in front of the ancestral home mosque of Manikpur village in Char Parvati UP of Companiganj upazila, Noakhali.
Before his death, Barrister Moudud Ahmed had expressed his desire to be buried next to his parents' grave.
The 81-year old veteran politician breathed his last at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore at 6.30 pm (Bangladesh time) on Tuesday. He is survived by his wife Hasna Jasim Uddin Moudud, daughter Anna Taspia Moudud, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Moudud Ahmed's personal assistant Mominur Rahman Sujan said the body was brought to Kabirhat Upazila by helicopter after the formalities in Dhaka. He was buried next to his parents' grave at Kabirhat Government College Ground, Basurhat Government Mujib College Ground at 4pm and at his home in Manikpur at 5.30 pm.
Earlier, Moudud Ahmed’s body was brought to the Kabirhat Degree College premises by helicopter from Dhaka around 3:10 pm on Friday. His third janaza was held at Kabirhat Degree College ground in Kabirhat upazila of Noakhali at 3.35 pm.
Noakhali-4 (Sadar-Subarnachar) MP Ekramul Karim Chowdhury, Kabirhat Municipality Mayor Zahirul Haque Raihan and people of all walks of life took part in the janaza.
The death of Moudud Ahmed cast a shadow of mourning over the entire country as well as the people of his constituency Noakhali's Kompaniganj. Barrister Moudud Ahmed was elected MP from Noakhali-5 constituency Companyganj-Kabirhat five times.
Barrister Moudud Ahmed was born on 24 May 1940 in Kompaniganj upazila of Noakhali. His father Maulana Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and mother Begum Ambia Khatun. Moudud Ahmed was the fourth of six siblings.