Ershad’s body to be taken to Rangpur today

Staff Correspondent

16 July 2019, Tue
Published: 10:46

Ershad’s body to be taken to Rangpur today

The body of the former president of Bangladesh Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad to be taken to Rangpur today (Tuesday July 15) in the morning.

Party sources said, Ershad’s body will be flown to Rangpur by a helicopter and a namaz-e janaza will be held at Rangpur Eidgah Maidan. Later, his body will be brought back to Dhaka and will be buried at the Army Graveyard.

Earlier, Ershad’s third namaz-e janaza was held on Monday at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad in the morning and third one was held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Asr prayers. after The body has been kept at the mortuary of CMH.

Ershad, also a former president of the country, died at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here on July 14, at the age of 89 years.