Brig Gen (retd) Belal Uddin Mahmood, a freedom fighter, passed away on March 19. He was 64.
Belal, also a member of Retired Armed Forces Officers' Welfare Association (RAOWA), breathed his last around 8pm at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka, says a press release.
His namaz-e-janaza was held the next day at Baridhara DOHS Mosque. Later, he was buried at Army Graveyard in Banani.
The RAOWA authorities expressed grief at the sudden demise of Belal Uddin. They also prayed for the salvation of the departed soul.