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Ayub Bachchu laid to rest next to his mother

  • Published at 08:08 pm October 20th, 2018
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People from all walks of life poured into Bachchu's fourth and final namaaz-e-janaza at the Jamiatul Falah Mosque in the Dampara Wasa intersection area of Chittagong on October 20, 2018 Focus Bangla

Well-wishers, artists, political leaders, relatives, government high-officials, childhood friends, and admirers were present to pay their last respects to the iconic musician

As per his last wish, legendary singer, guitarist, and songwriter Ayub Bachchu was buried alongside his mother at the Choitonno Goli graveyard in Chittagong city after Asr prayers at 5:30pm on Saturday.

People from all walks of life poured into Bachchu's fourth and final namaaz-e-janaza at the Jamiatul Falah Mosque in the Dampara Wasa intersection area of Chittagong.

Well-wishers, artists, political leaders, relatives, government high-officials, childhood friends, and admirers were present to pay their last respects to the iconic musician.

‘Please pray for my father’

"Please pray for my father so that he can secure a place in heaven. Please forgive my father if you hold a grudge against him," said Ayub Bachchu's son Ahnaf Tazwar.

He said this talking to reporters at Ayub Bachchu's maternal grandfather's house in the East Madarbari area of the port city.

"Perhaps my father could not give his best to you, but he gave his inexorable love. He tried his best. My last words to you, please pray for my father's departed soul,"Ahnaf said.

Ayub Bachchu suffered heart failure at his home around 8:30am on Thursday. On Friday, thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the Central Shaheed Minar premises on Friday to bid farewell to the legendary rock star.