People’s tribute to Ayub Bacchu at Shaheed Minar tomorrow


DHAKA, Oct 18, 2018 (BSS) – The body of popular rock star Ayub Bacchu will be kept at the Central Shaheed Minar here at 10 am tomorrow so the people from all strata, including his disciples, music lovers and admires, could have last glimpses of the deceased singer and pay their tributes.

Sammilita Sangskritik Jote will organize the tribute paying programme at the Shaheed Minar, the Jote sources told BSS today.

Later, his body will be taken to the National Eidgah adjacent to the High Court where his namaz-e-janaza will be held after Johr prayers.

Bacchu, one of the country’s top rock musicians and founder of the popular LRB band, will be buried at the family graveyard at his ancestral home in Chattogram.

The LRB band founder breathed his last this morning following a cardiac arrest at his Magbazar residence at the age of 56 leaving behind wife, a son and a daughter alongside a huge number of relatives, disciples and admirers to mourn his death.

LRB sources said as the prominent singer fell sick, he was rushed to Square Hospital around 9 am today where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.

Bacchu was born in Chattogram town’s Firingi Bazar on August 16 in 1962. He was debuted in music field in 1978 joining the music band ‘Feelings’.

A total of 12 band albums and 16 sole albums of songs were released until his demise.