A BNP delegation on Saturday paid last respect to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who passed away at a London hospital on Thursday, by placing wreaths at his coffin.
The delegation, led by the party’s Standing Committee Member Mirza Abbas, placed wreaths at the late DNCC Mayor's coffin at Bangladesh Army Stadium as a mark of last homage to him.
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BNP chairperson's Adviser Abdus Salam, Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, Joint Secretary General Khairul Kabir Khokon, among others, accompanied Abbas.
Later, BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed, Vice Chairmen Abdullah Al Noman, Mohammad Shahjahan, and Abdul Awal Mintoo and his son Tabibth Awal, who contested the DNCC polls against Annisul in 2015, joined his namaz-e-janaja at the Army Stadium.
Earlier, another BNP delegation led by its Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury went to Annisul's Banani residence and consoled the bereaved family members.
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Talking to reporters, Khasru said the late mayor set up an example as to how run a local government body with honesty and sincerity.
"The city dwellers witnessed how a public representative should deal with different matters with courage through Annisul Huq's activities," he added.