People from all walks of life were paid their last tributes to Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar, who died at a Singapore hospital on Monday night, at Central Shaheed Minar in the city.
The body of renowned journalist Sarwar, also the president of Editors’ Council, was taken to the Shaheed Minar around 10 am on Thursday and will be kept there till 12:30 pm enabling people to pay their last respects to him.
From the Shaheed Minar, Sarwar’s body has been taken to the Jatiya Press Club where journalists will pay their tributes to him before his last janaza there after Zohr prayers.
Finally, he will be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard after Asr prayers on Thursday.
Earlier, his body was taken to his workplace at Tejgaon Industrial area around 9 am where his colleagues paid last respects to their late editor and his third namaz-e-janaza was held at the field of Bangladesh University of Textiles adjacent to Samakal office.
Sarwar breathed his last around 9:25 pm (BST) on Monday while undergoing treatment at Singapore General Hospital for various diseases at the age of 75, reports UNB.