Hannan Shah’s body brought back home, Janaza Thursday

Hannan Shah’s body brought back home, Janaza Thursday

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Dhaka – The mortal remains of BNP standing committee member Brig. Gen. (Retd) ASM Hannan Shah was brought to Dhaka from Singapore on Wednesday evening.
“Hannan Shah’s body was brought to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a Bangladesh Airlines flight at about 6:10pm today (Wednesday),” said the BNP chairperson’s media wing officer, Shairul Kabir Khan.Senior BNP leaders including secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and relatives of the diseased party leaders received the body.
The body was taken to his Mohakhali DOHS residence where BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and other leaders and his relatives have a glimpse of his face for the last. Later his body was taken to Combined Military Hospital and kept in the mortuary.
Abu Sayed Matiul Hannan Shah, popularly known as Hannan Shah, had been suffering from cardiovascular diseases. He passed away at the Raffles Heart Centre in Singapore at 3:37am (Bangladesh time) on Tuesday.
His first namaj-e-janaza in Dhaka will be held at Mohakhali DOHS mosque at 10:00am while the namaj-e-janaza also be held at the South Plaza of Parliament at 11:30am, in front of BNP central office at Naya Paltan at 1:30pm and at Gausul Azam Mosque after asr prayer today.
Later, the body will again be taken to the CMH to keep it in the mortuary, said Shairul Kabir.
His body will be taken to Gazipur Friday morning and will be buried in his family graveyard in Kapasia upazila after janazas at the Joydebpur Rajbari Ground, Kapasia Pilot High School Ground and the Chalabazar High School Ground, he added.
Meanwhile, the BNP is observing four-day mourning from Tuesday. Black flags were hoisted, and the party flag was flown at half-mast atop BNP offices across the country.
Besides, doa and milad mahfils will be held across the country on Friday, seeking salvation for the soul of the departed.
A condolence book has been kept at the BNP’s Nayapaltan central office for party leaders and activists to express their feelings. It will be kept there till 5pm today. – Staff Reporter

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