The body of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) faction and freedom fighter Moin Uddin Khan Badal has arrived in Dhaka on Friday night.
The deceased body carrier flight of AirIdia arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 9:00 pm on Friday night, said JSD Presidium member Mustak Hossain.“The body was taken to the deceased’s home in Bashunshdhara Residential Area in the capital and body will be taken to Jatiya Sangsad premises on Saturday morning where Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will tribute to the member of parliament,” Mustak Hossain said.
The body will be taken to Chattogram by road due bad weather and second funeral prayer will be held after Asar at Darul Falah Mosque in the port city, according to family source.
After second funeral prayer, deceased will be buried at native of Boalkhali near parents graveyard.
He was 67 years old and suffering from various diseases for several days. Moinuddin Khan Badal has been seriously ill since he suffered a brain stroke two years ago. He also had heart problems.
Born in 1952 at the village of Saroyatoli in Boalkhali upazila in Chittagong, Moinuddin Khan Badal started politics with Chhatra League. In 1971 he actively took part in the liberation war of Bangladesh.
Moinuddin Khan Badal was one of the leaders of the resistance in unloading weapons for attacking Bangladeshi’s from Swat vessel from Pakistan at Chattogram port during the liberation war.The veteran politician Moinuddin Khan Badal died on early Thursday while undergoing treatment at the Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (NICS) at Bangalore in India.