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Ershad to be buried in Dhaka on Tuesday

  • Published at 12:14 pm July 14th, 2019
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File photo of Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad Dhaka Tribune

Four funeral prayers and a qulkhani planned for the JaPa chief and former president of Bangladesh

Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad will be buried at Army Graveyard in Dhaka on Tuesday. 

Khandaker Delwar Jalali, Ershad's deputy press secretary, confirmed the matter on Sunday. 

The first namaz-e-janaza of the former president was held at Dhaka Cantonment Central Mosque after zuhr prayers, he said.

The second funeral prayer will be performed at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad at 10am on Monday followed by the third janaza at Baitul Mukarram Mosque after asr prayers.

The body of Ershad will be taken to the party office at Kakrail around 11:30am on the same day for paying tribute. His body will then be kept at the mortuary of CMH.

On Tuesday, the body of the former military ruler will be taken to Rangpur by helicopter, and the fourth and last funeral prayer will be held there after zuhr prayers, Ranga said.

Later, Ershad will be brought back to Dhaka for the burial process.

On Wednesday, the qulkhani for Ershad will be held at Gulshan Azad Mosque after asr prayers, he added.

HM Ershad passed away at CMH in Dhaka on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment there.