Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

People to pay tribute to Dr Zafrullah at Shaheed Minar tomorrow

The body of Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury will be taken to the Central Shaheed Minar at 10 am on Thursday so that people from all walks of life can pay tribute to him.

Altafunnessa Maya, chairman of Gonoshasthaya Kendra, announced this at a press conference at Dhanmondi Gonoshasthaya Kendra Hospital on Wednesday.

He will be given guard of honor by the state on the premises of Central Shaheed Minar and then his first namaz-e-janaza will be held at Suhrawardy Uddyan in the city around 2:30 pm, he said.

Currently, Dr. Zafrullah's body is kept in the cold storage of Birdem Hospital.

 His body will be taken to Savar's Gono Bishwabidyalay’s campus at 10 am on Friday.

After Jum’a prayers, the second namaz-e-janaza will be held on the university campus.

Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 82.