The third namaz-e-janaza of Hussain Muhammad Ershad, the founder of Jatiya Party, former president and Opposition leader of the parliament, was held at Baitul Mukarram Mosque premises in the capital on Monday.
The janaza of Jatiya Party chairman was held at 5:15pm after Asr prayer at the premises of the national mosque. Khatib Mawlana Mizanur Rahman conducted the janaza.Leaders of different political parties, social organisations, Jatiya Party, including State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah attented the janaza of HM Ershad. After his janaza, they paid last tribute to Ershad.
Earlier, the body of the chairman of Jatiya Party was taken to party’s central office at Kakrail in the capital for paying last tribute to him by party activists and well-wishers.
His second janaza was held at Jatiya Sangsad premises in the city at 10:50am today.
HM Ershad died on Sunday morning due to old age complications while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH).