Binod Bihari’s body at Shaheed Minar
The body of anti-British Movement hero and legendary revolutionary Binod Bihari Chowdhury was taken to the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday afternoon where people from all walks of life are paying their tribute to him.
His body was taken to the Shaheed Minar at 2:00pm.
AKM Monirul Islam, assistant personal secretary to the acting president Abdul Hamid, placed a wreath at the coffin of Binod Bihari on behalf of the acting president.
Mahbubul Hoque Shakil, special assistant (Media) to the prime minister, and Saifuzzaman Shikhor, the premier's APS-2, paid last tributes to the legendary revolutionary on behalf of Sheikh Hasina.
Earlier, his body arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from India around noon.
Shakil told UNB that Saifuzzaman Shikhor received the body of Binod Bihari at the airport at 12:00 noon on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Binod Bihari passed away on April 10 at the Fortis Hospital in Kolkata at the age of 104.