Sub Sector Commander Ziauddin laid to rest
PIROJPUR, Aug 1: Major (retd) Ziauddin Ahmed, commander of the Sundarban sub-sector under Sector 9 during the Liberation War of 1971, was buried at his family graveyard at Parerhat Road in the town on Tuesday.
Before the burial, he was given State Honour by the Bangladesh Army where Brig Gen Md Moinur Rahman paid the salute.
The program was conducted by Maj Md Alamgir Islam Khan.
Earlier on July 31, dead body of the iconic figure and great freedom fighter was taken to Pirojpur from Dhaka at 5:50pm following the first Janaja held at central Eidgah there.
People from all walks of life, Freedom Fighters, Environment and Forest Minister Anwar Hossain Manju, Mir Sawkat Ali Badsha (MP Bagerhat-2), Deputy Commissioner (DC) and many other distinguished people attended the Janaja.
Later, the body was carried to his residence at Parerhat Road on Tuesday. The body was then brought to Aftab Uddin College campus, founded by Maj Ziauddin, and later was brought to the Central Shaheed Minar premises in the town for the commoners for civic a tribute.
Political leaders, district administration, Bangladesh Police members, Muktijhoddha Sangasad, Mayor, Press Club and social organization members, lawyer's association, teacher's assignations, non-government organizations, chamber of commerce, different professional groups and organizations paid floral tribute at the deceased's coffin. Thousands of people came at the graveyard to attend the last Janaja.