PM pays homage to Abdul Mannan, MP

Publish: 6:10 PM, January 20, 2020 | Update: 6:10:PM, January 20, 2020

DHAKA, – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to Awami League (AL) lawmaker of Bogura late Abdul Mannan by placing a wreath on his coffin at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here this morning.

After placing the wreath on the coffin draped in the national flag, the prime minister stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound
respect to the memory of Abdul Mannan.

Later accompanied by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the president of AL, laid another wreath on the coffin of Abdul Mannan on behalf
of the party. Earlier on behalf of President M Abdul Hamid, his military secretary placed a wreath on the coffin of the AL lawmaker.

Besides, Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Mian as well as the chief whip and whips placed wreaths on the coffin of the deceased.

On behalf of the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Jatiya Party Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga, MP, placed a wreath on the coffin of
Abdul Mannan. A guard of honour was given to Abdul Mannan, also a valiant freedom fighter, on behalf of the Dhaka district administration.

Earlier, a namaz-e-janaza of Abdul Mannan was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban. Ministers, the deputy speaker, the chief whip, whips, parliament members and the leaders of different political parties attended the janaza.

A munajat was offered on the occasion, seeking eternal peace of the departed soul. Abdul Mannan, who was elected the MP from Bogura-1 (Sariakandi-Sonatola) constituency, died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Dhaka on Saturday at the age of 67.

He was a former organising and publicity secretary of the Awami League and an ex-president of Bangladesh Chhatra League.