Thursday, 24th June 2021

Former president Ershad’s funeral on Jul 16

Dhaka, Jul 16(BAN/CD): The body of Jatiya Party chairman and former president HM Ershad will be buried with state honour tomorrow under supervision of the army, said Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday.

Before the burial, his second namaz-e-janaza will be held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad at 10:30am. His body will then be kept at the Jatiya Party’s central office in the capital’s Kakrail from 3:00pm for the people.

Then the body will be kept at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) mortuary following his third namaz-e-janaza at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Asr prayers.

On Tuesday morning, his body will be flown to his ancestral home in Rangpur where his last namaz-e-janaza will be held at 10:30am on Eidgah ground.

Later, his body will be brought back to Dhaka for burial at the Banani army graveyard after Johr prayers.

Ershad had been suffering from various ailments including infection to his lungs and kidneys. He was admitted to CMH on June 26 and kept at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

 

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