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Fisheries Minister Sayedul Hoque’s second janaza held

  • Published at 11:46 AM December 17, 2017
  • Last updated at 01:51 PM December 17, 2017
Fisheries Minister Sayedul Hoque’s second janaza held
File photo of Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sayedul HaqueDhaka Tribune

The first namaz-e-janaza was held at 10:20am on Sunday

The second namaz-e-janaza of Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque has been held at Ashutosh Pilot High School ground in Nasirnagar upazila in Brahmanbaria.

The body of Sayedul Hoque was taken to Nasirnagar upazila by a helicopter around 12:30pm at 1pm.

Law Minister Anisul Huq, Awami League presidium member Abdul Matin Khasru and other local senior Awami League leaders placed floral wreaths on the coffin of Sayedul Hoque.

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Now, his body is being taken to his ancestral home at Purbobhagh village where he will be buried at his family graveyard following another namaz-e-janaza after Zohr prayers.

Earlier in the day, the first namaz-e-janaza of the minister was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad at 10:10am.

A guard of honour was given to the late minister here.

President Md Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Deputy Speaker Md Fazley Rabbi Mia, placed wreaths on the coffin of Sayedul Hoque.

Later, the president, deputy speaker, ministers, lawmakers, senior leaders of Awami League and other political parties, well-wishers, officials and employees of the JS attended his namaz-e-janaza.

Sayedul Hoque, also a Liberation War organizer and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s political aide, breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Saturday.

Sayedul was made the fisheries and livestock minister after Awami League formed the government in 2014.

He was also the vice-president of Brahmanbaria College Students’ Union (1965- 1966) and he actively took part in the Liberation War in 1971.

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