Former deputy speaker and valiant freedom fighter Col(retd) Shawkat Ali was laid to eternal rest at his village in Shariatpur district on Tuesday.
Shawkat, also the six time MP of Shariatpur -2 constituency, was buried at his family graveyard at Naria after Zohr prayer.
Several hundred people, including political leaders and representatives of social and cultural organisations, were present there.
The namaz-e-janaza of the former deputy speaker was held at Naria Bihari Lal High School ground after zohr prayer.
Earlier in the day, the body of the late MP was taken to the Shariatpur Stadium from Dhaka by a helicopter of army around 10:45 am.