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MP Golam Mostafa laid to rest in Gaibandha

  • Published at 11:23 pm December 19th, 2017
  • Last updated at 12:44 am December 20th, 2017
MP Golam Mostafa laid to rest in Gaibandha
Golam Mostafa Ahmed, MP of Gaibandha-1 constituency, was laid to eternal rest at his family graveyard at Chandipur village under Sundarganj upazila of the district on Tuesday evening. Earlier, his third namaz-e-janaza was held at the playground of Chandipur High School after Maghrib prayers. His second janaza was held on premises of Central Eidgah in the district town in the afternoon. Before that, his body was taken to Gaibandha Shah Abdul Hamid Stadium where the body was kept for a while. Thousands of people from all walks of life, including political, social and cultural personalities, had joined the janazas and paid their last tributes to the deceased Awami League leader. Mostafa Ahmed's first janaza was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in Dhaka earlier in the day. Before the janaja, Mostafa's only son Mehedi Mostafa Masum made a brief speech urging all to pray for the eternal peace of his father’s soul. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and other leaders of the Awami League placed wreaths at the coffin of Mostafa. Military Secretary to the President Major General Sarwar Hossain paid tribute at his coffin on behalf of President Md Abdul Hamid. Chief Whip ASM Firoz, Commerce Minister Tofael Ahamed, opposition party whip M Nurul Islam, ministers, lawmakers, senior leaders of Awami League and other political parties also paid their last tributes to Mostafa there. Golam Mostafa, who was injured in a road crash in Tangail on November 18, died at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka Tuesday morning. The Awami League lawmaker left behind a son, two daughters, host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death. The president, the prime minister, the speaker, Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader, LGRD Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain and Chief Whip Feroz expressed their profound shock over his death. In a condolence message, President Hamid prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and also conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members. In another condolence message, Prime Minister Hasina expressed profound shock and grief at the death of Mostafa. Recalling the contribution of the elderly leader in politics, the premier said Awami League has lost an honest leader in his death. She also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family. In another message, Speaker Shirin Sharmin said Golam Mostafa was a politician who believed in the spirit of the Liberation War and played an important role in social welfare. Golam Mostafa was elected MP on March 22 after the death of former MP Manzurul Islam Liton in December last year.