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Tribute paid to Pankaj Bhattacharya

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 26 April, 2023 12:00 AM
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Tribute paid to Pankaj Bhattacharya

People from all walks of life on Tuesday bade farewell to veteran politician Pankaj Bhattacharya at the Central Shaheed Minar.

The remains of the Oikya NAP president and one of the organisers of the Liberation War, who died early on Monday, was brought there from the morgue of Samorita Hospital in the afternoon.

Hundreds of people, including leaders and activists of different political parties and social and cultural organisations thronged there to see him for one last time. They queued in lines with flowers in hands to pay their last respects to the valiant freedom fighter.

Following the last tribute of people from all social strata, additional deputy commissioner, Hedayatul Islam, gave a guard of honour to Pankaj Bhattacharya on behalf of Dhaka district administration.

Later, his body was taken to Postagola Mahashashan in the capital where he was cremated in the evening.