UNB: People from all walks of life paid their last respects to Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar yesterday , who passed away at a Singapore hospital on Monday night.
The body of the renowned journalist was brought to Banaripara from Dhaka by a helicopter around 2:30 pm.
Later, he was given a guard of honour at Banaripara Government Model Union Institution ground.
The first namaz-e-janaza of Sarwar was also held at the ground
Advocate Talukder Md Yunus, MP, Md Tipu Sultan, MP, and Barishal City Corporation Mayor Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah, among others, attended the janaza.
After the janaza, people from all strata of life paid their tributes to the memory of the renowned journalist.
Later, his body was flown back to Dhaka.
It will be taken to his workplace Samakal office in the capital around 9am on Thursday where his colleagues will pay last respects to their late editor. His 2nd janaza will be held at the field of Bangladesh University of Textiles adjacent to the Samakal office.
Later, the body will be brought to the Central Shaheed Minar on the Dhaka University campus. It will be kept there for one-and-a-half hours from 11am to enable people of all walks of life to pay homage to Sarwar under the supervision of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote.
Nayeemul Islam khan
ENA SHAKUR'S EMARAT 19/3 Bir Uttam Qazi Nuruzzaman Sarak. West Panthapath (Beside Square Hospital)Dhaka.