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Ershad’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza held

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:26 PM, 15 July 2019  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party Chairman and leader of the opposition in parliament Hussain Muhammad Ershad was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad in Dhaka on Monday morning.

President M Abdul Hamid, ministers, members of parliament, senior political leaders from different political parties attended the janaza, which took place around 10:45 am.

From there, his body will be taken to the party’s central office at Kakrail to allow Jatiya Party leaders and activists to pay their last tributes. After Asr prayers, the third janaza will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.

His body will be kept at the CMH mortuary. It will be flown to his home district Rangpur on Tuesday where his fourth janaza will be held after Zohr prayers at the Zilla School grounds. He will be laid to rest at the Military Graveyard in Banani the same day. 

Ershad’s Qulkhwani will be held on Wednesday at Gulshan’s Azad mosque.  

Ershad breathed his last at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka at 7:45 am on Sunday. He was 89. He was admitted to the CMH on June 26 with various old-age complications, including low hemoglobin and liver problem, and high bilirubin and serious knee pain. 

On Sunday, the first janaza took place at the Army Central Mosque after Johr prayers.