Mohammed Nasim laid to rest at Banani graveyard | The Daily Star
11:39 AM, June 14, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:25 PM, June 14, 2020

Nasim laid to rest at Banani graveyard

Veteran Awami League leader and former health minister Mohammed Nasim was laid to rest at Dhaka's Banani graveyard this morning, after receiving a guard of honour.

The AL presidium member's first namaz-e-janaza was held around 9:40am at Sobhanbagh Jam-e-Mosque in Dhanmondi, where several hundred people, mostly from his constituency-- Sirajganj-1 -- took part.

Nasim was buried around 11:00am after his second namaz-e-janaza at Banani Jam-e-Mosque at 10:30am.

Several hundred leaders and activists of AL took part in the second janaza maintaining physical distance, amid the threat of coronavirus infection.

Nasim, son of Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali, one of the organisers of the Liberation War of Bangladesh and a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, passed away on June 13 at the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in the capital at the age of 72.

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