The first namaj-e-janaza of the valiant freedom fighter and former BNP minister Shahjahan Siraj was held in Tangail on Wednesday.
The incident took place at 12:00 pm at the premises of Government Shamsul Haque College in Elenga of Kalihati upazila of Kalihati upazila.He will be buried at Banani graveyard in the capital today (Wednesday).
Shajahan Siraj was a politician who served as vice chairman of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party. As a student, he was involved with the Bangladesh Liberation War. Siraj served five terms as the Member of Parliament for the Tangail-4 unit.
He is survived by wife, one daughter, one son and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.