Ex-President Rahman Biswas laid to rest

Sun Online Desk

4th November, 2017 08:20:58 printer

Ex-President Rahman Biswas laid to rest

Former President Abdur Rahman Biswas, who passed away on Friday night, was laid to eternal rest in the city on Saturday.


He was buried at Banani Graveyard around 6:00pm after his 5th and final namaz-e-janaza at Gulshan Azad Mosque.


BNP leaders and activists, his family members and relatives attended the janaza and the burial.


Rahman Biswas, who had long been suffering from old-age complications, breathed his last at United Hospital around 8:27pm on Friday at the age of 91.


His body was flown to Barisal from United Hospital’s mortuary in the morning and his first janaza was held on Barisal Zila School ground.


His second namaz-e-janaza was held in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan central office around 2:25pm while the third one on the Supreme Court premises and fourth one at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.


Rahman Biswas was the President of Bangladesh during the 1991-1996 tenure of BNP.