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People pay last respects to Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury at Shaheed Minar

13 April 2023
People pay last respects to Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury at Shaheed Minar

UNB, Dhaka :

People from all walks of life paid their last respects to Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and freedom fighter Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury at the Central Shaheed Minar today.

His body was brought to the Central Shaheed Minar from Birdem Hospital’s mortuary at 10:05 am and was kept there till 1 pm.

Dr Zafrullah was given a guard of honour by the state at Central Shaheed Minar.

His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at Suhrawardy Udyan around 2:30 pm.

His body will be taken to Savar’s Gono Bishwabidyalay campus at 10 am tomorrow. After Jum’ah prayers, the second namaz-e-janaza will be held on the university campus.

Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 81.

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