2nd janaza held at Parliament Complex
Sadeque Hossain Khoka's body at Shaheed Minar
Published : Thursday, 7 November, 2019 at 12:10 PM Count : 320
Sadeque Hossain Khoka's body has been taken to Central Shaheed Minar premises from National Parliament on Thursday after second janaza.
The body of former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation will be kept there till 1pm to facilitate people to pay their last respect to him.
Earlier this morning, a flight, carrying the body, reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at about 8:20am.
Later, his body was taken to South Plaza of Parliament Complex around 11am where Khoka's second namaz-e-janaza held. Current and former MPs, leaders of different political parties and the people from all walks of life took part in the janaza.
His third janaza will be held in front of BNP's Nayapaltan central office after Zohr prayers, while the fourth one will be at Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) premises around 3pm.
Later, the body will be taken to Khoka's Gopibag residence.
The BNP vice chairman breathed his last at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York at about 1:50pm Bangladesh time (BST) on November 4.
He had been undergoing treatment at the hospital since October 18 as infections developed in his mouth.
Khoka's first janaza held at Jamaica Muslim Center, New York, on November 4 where huge number of Bangladeshis took part.