The body of Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad has been taken to Rangpur.
Nine leaders of Jatiya Party, including GM Quader have accompanied with his body.Party sources said that his body was taken to Rangpur by a helicopter and a namaz-e janaza will be held at Eidgah Maidan in Rangpur city. Later, his body will be brought back to Dhaka and will be buried at the Military Graveyard.
Earlier, his third namaz-e janaza was held on Monday at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad in the morning and third one was held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Asr prayers. Later, the body was kept at the mortuary of CMH.
Ershad, also a former president of the country, died on July 14 at the Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) , at the age of 89 years.