Shaheen Reza’s body to arrive today

Staff Correspondent

3 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Body of Shaheen Reza Noor, former executive editor of the daily Ittefaq and son of martyred journalist Serajuddin Hossain, is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka today morning from Canada’s Vancouver.

His younger brother Tawheed Reza Noor said that the body of the deceased will arrive at the Shahjalal International Airport at 5:25am.

Eminent journalist Shaheen Reza Noor died of cancer in Canada’s Vancouver General Hospital on February 13.

Tawheed Reza said the body of Shaheen will be taken from the airport to their Mohammadpur’s Asad Avenue residence where his relatives, friends and colleagues will bid farewell to the deceased from 7:00am to 8:45am.

His first namaj-e-janaza will be held at his house adjacent mosque at 9:00am.

Then his body will be taken to the Central Shaheed Minar where people of all sections would be able to pay their last respect to him from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Shaheen’s second namaj-e-janaza will be held at Dhaka University Central Mosque after the zuhr prayer.

Later, his body will be taken to Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals Memorial where he will be laid to rest after his third and final namaj-e-janaza.

Born in Magura’s Shalikha upazila in 1954, the eminent journalist had been living in Canada for several years.