BSS-17 Syed Ashraf’s 3rd janaza held in Mymensingh





Syed Ashraf’s 3rd janaza held in Mymensingh

MYMENSINGH, Jan 06, 2019 (BSS) – The third Namaz-e-Janaza of the Public
Administration Minister and Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Syed Ashraful
Islam was held at Anjuman Eidgah ground here this afternoon.

People of all walks of life, his colleagues, senior political leaders, and
supporters and well-wishers took part in the janaza held around 2:45 pm.

AL General Secretary Advocate Moazzen Hossain Babul, AL Joint General
Secretary Mahbubul Huq Hanif , Mohanagar AL President Ahtamul Alam, District
AL President Advocate Jahirul Huq Khoka, Zila Parishad Chairman Yunus Khan
Pathan, City Corporation Administrator Iqramul Huq Titu, District AL
President Motiur Rahman, Jamalpur District AL President Advocate Baki-Billah
and freedom fighter Golam Rabbani, among others, paid their last tribute to
Syed Ashraful Islam by paying wreath on his coffin.

After the janaza, the body of Syed Ashraf, adorned with the national flag
and flowers, was given “Guard of Honour”.

The body was taken to the Circuit House premises of the district by a
helicopter from Kishoreganj where his second namaz-e-janaza was held at
historic Sholakia Eidgah Maidan around 12noon.

The first namaz-e-janaza of Syed Ashraf was held at the South Plaza of the
Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in the capital city Dhaka this morning.

He is expected to be laid to eternal rest at Banani graveyard in Dhaka at
4:30pm today.

He died at the Bangkok hospital aged 68 after undergoing treatment for lung
cancer for long. He is survived by a daughter. His wife Sheila Islam died in
London in 2017.

Syed Ashraf was born in Mymensingh in 1952. His father Syed Nazrul Islam
was acting President of Mujibnagar Government in 1971 and one of the key
figures of Bangladesh independence struggle.

He was actively involved in student politics. He was the general secretary
of Mymensingh district unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League after the
independence of Bangladesh.

He also served as the assistant publicity secretary of central committee of
Bangladesh Chhatra League.

BSS/CORR/SRH/RY/16:30 hrs