Body of Gaffar Chowdhury may arrive next week – The Daily Star


The body of prominent writer and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury — best known for writing the lyrics of “Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano” — is likely to arrive in Dhaka next week.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem said, “After the completion of required procedures, we will send his body to Dhaka on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight next week.”
Now, the body of Gaffar Chowdhury has been preserved at the Barnet Hospital in London where he, 88, breathed his last on Thursday, according to a press release from Bangladesh High Commission in London yesterday.
His namaz-e-janaza will be held on Friday after Juma prayers at the Brick Lane Mosque in East London.
After that, Gaffar Chowdhury’s body will be taken to Shaheed Altaf Ali Park, where people from all walks of life will turn up to pay their last respects to him.
বন্দর নগরী চট্টগ্রামে ৫ মিলিমিটার বৃষ্টিতেই বিভিন্ন রাস্তায় হাঁটু সমান পানি জমেছে। জলাবদ্ধতার কারণে চলাচলে ভোগান্তিতে পড়েছেন স্কুল-কলেজের শিক্ষার্থী ও অফিসগামী মানুষ।

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