BNP secretary general Khandaker Delwar Hossain was laid to rest at his family graveyard at Khirai Pachuria in Ghior upazila of Manikganj Saturday afternoon.
After two namaz-e-janazas in the upazila, he was buried with state honour at about 3:45pm, reports our Manikganj correspondent.
Earlier in the morning, Delwar’s body was taken to his village home by a pickup van.
The coffin was first taken to Government Devandra College at about 11:15am where thousands of people paid their homage to the senior politician, who died in a Singapore hospital on Wednesday at the age of 78.
His sixth janaza was held on the Government Devendra College premises at about 11:45am.
BNP’s standing committee members Khondaker Mosharaf Hossain, Moeen Khan, and Mirza Abbas, joint secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Dhaka City Corporation Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka, local Awami League lawmaker Jahid Maleque Swapan, former AL minister Moslem Uddin Khan Habu Mia, former BNP Minister Haruner Rashid Khan Monno, former AL lawmaker Samsuddin Ahmed, Jatiyatabady Jubo Dal President Moazzem Hossain Alal and Its secretary Saiful Alam Nirab, district AL president Golam Mohiuddin, central and local BNP leaders attended the janaza.
The leaders also placed wreaths at his coffin paying tribute to him.
Later, his body was taken to his election constituency where his last janaza was held at Government Ghior College ground after Zohr prayer.
Five janazas for Delwar were held in the capital on Friday. Hundreds of people, including leaders and activists of different political parties, paid homage to the seasoned politician.
Delwar was elected parliament member five times, and he served as chief whip in the fifth, sixth and eighth parliament. He was the opposition chief whip in the seventh parliament.
Courtesy of The Daily Star