Ex-dictator Ershad was 89 at the time of his death
The first namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad has been held.
The janaza took place at Army Central Mosque after zuhr prayers around 1:45pm on Sunday.
Ershad, a former military strongman, died Sunday morning while undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH). He was 89.
Ershad, a former president and five-time MP, breathed his last at 7:45am at the CMH.
The opposition leader's second namaz-e-janaza will be held at the South Plaza of the parliament at 10:30am on Monday.
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Later, his body will be taken to the party's central office in Dhaka's Kakrail to allow JaPa leaders and activists to pay their last respects.
After asr, another janaza will be held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.
His body will be kept at the CMH mortuary.
On Tuesday, Ershad will be flown to his home district Rangpur, where his fourth namaz-e-janaza will be held after zuhr prayers, at the district school ground.
He will be laid to rest at the Military Graveyard in Banani the same day.
Ershad's qulkhani will be held on Wednesday at Gulshan's Azad mosque.