Bangla Academy DG Habibullah Sirajee laid to rest

Bangla Academy Director General Habibullah Sirajee was laid to eternal rest at Azimpur Graveyard in the capital on Tuesday morning.

He was buried at 11:25am after second namaz-e-janaza.

Habibullah Sirajee’s body was taken to the Bangla Academy premises from Bangladesh Specialised Hospital at 9:55am for everyone to pay their last respect following the health guidelines. There his first janaza held.

The Ekushey Padak-winning poet breathed his last around 11pm on Monday at the hospital while underwent treatment there.

He was hospitalised on April 25 and shifted to the ICU due to severe complication in his intestine and the digestive system. He had undergone an operation on April 27.


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