BNP leader Jafrul Islam Chowdhury passes away

He was a former state minister for environment and forests

Former state minister for environment and forests and former president of BNP's Chittagong South District Jafrul Isalm Chowdhury has passed away at the age of 74.

He breathed his last on Tuesday around 2:30pm while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the city.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters. 

Confirming his death, Md Idris Ali, the former co-office secretary of BNP's Chittagong metro unit, said his first namaz-e-janaza would be held at the Jamiatul Falah Mosque in the Dampara Wasa intersection area of Chittagong on Wednesday at 10am. 

“He would be buried in the family graveyard after the second namaz-e-janaza at Banskhali school grounds at 2pm and the third at Banskhali college grounds at 3pm,” he said.