BNP mourns Khoka’s death across country today

Staff Correspondent
6 November 2019, Wed
Published: 09:48 Updated: 11:28

BNP mourns Khoka’s death across country today

BNP will observe mourning day today over the death of its vice-chairman and former mayor of undivided Khaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khaka.

Party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi confirmed the Matter on Tuesday (November 6).

The party will hoist black flags at its party offices across the country while their leaders and activists will wear black badges mourning the death of Khaka.

Ruhul Kobir Rizvi said that the body of our late party vice-chairman is scheduled to arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 8 am on Thursday, and BNP standing committee member Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku will receive Khoka’s coffin at the airport.

Rizvi said that four janazas, in front of South Plaza of National Parliament around 11 am, BNP central office after Zohr prayers, at Nagar Bhaban around 3 pm and in Dhupkhola field after Asr prayers will be held in the capital on Thursday for the ex-Dhaka mayor.

Rizvi said that the body will be kept at the Central Shaheed Minar from around 12 pm so that people could pay their last respect to the valiant freedom fighter. ANd from Nagar Bhaban, Rizvi said Khoka’s body will be taken to his Gopibagh residence.

BNP senior joint secretary general said that Khoka will be buried at Jurain Graveyard beside the graves of his parents as per his last wish after the final janaza at Dhupkhola field.

BNP Vice-Chairman and former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khoka, who had long been suffering from cancer, died at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York on Monday.