Belal Chowdhury`s first namaz-e-janaza held
Published: 02:58 PM, 25 April 2018
The namaz-e-janaza of noted Poet Belal Chowdhury has been held in the Dhaka University`s central Mosque this noon.
After the janaza, the body of the poet was taken to his village home. Earlier, the people of all walks of respect expressed their respect to the poet of central Shahid Minar.
Poet`s body was taken to Shahidminer at around 11 am on Wednesday. There, the collective cultural alliance organized a tribute to all the people of Belal Chowdhury.
Awami League general secretary and road transport and labour minister Obaidul Quader came to pay tribute to poet Belal Chowdhury, said Belal Chowdhury was a Banyan Tree. He wrote about the Bengal soil-man and the sky. In his writings, these figures emerged. It was also popular in Kolkata. The country has irreparable damage to his death.
Culture Minister Asaduzzaman Noor paid tribute to the poet on behalf of the flowers. He said that poet Belal Chowdhury was a bright star, progressive people. He was known to us as Belal brother. Vacuum is made when any man leaves. Belal brother`s vacancy will not be fulfilled.
The body of Belal Chowdhury was taken to Dhaka Central Mosque at around 12:15 pm for namaz-e-janaza after performing a minute of silence after paying tribute.
People from different classes and occupations are staying in the premises of central Shahid Minar from the morning to pay tribute to the poet. In addition to poets, journalist cultural personalities including relatives and poets were present.
Belal Chowdhury, one of the poets of the sixties, left the last breath at around 12:15 am on Tuesday at Center of Anwar Khan Modern Hospital, Dhanmondi.
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