Senior Correspondent: The namaj-e-janaza of Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Selim’s grandson Zayan Chowdhary was held at Banani Chairmenbari ground in the capital after Asr prayers on Wednesday.
Thousands of people including relatives, neighbours, party activists, politicians and well-wishers took part in the janaza of minor Zayan (8), who was killed in bomb attacks at a hotel in Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Before janaza, Zayan’s grandfather Sheikh Selim said his qulkhawani will be held on Saturday after Asr prayers at the Banani Chairmenbari ground.
Earlier, the mortal remains of Zayan Chowdhury arrived here in Dhaka this afternoon.
A Singapore Airlines flight carrying Zayan’s body landed at Dhaka airport around 12:45 pm.
His body was taken to their Banani house around 1:30 pm.
So far, 359 people were killed in explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. He had gone there with his family on a vacation.
His father Mashiul Haque Prince was also injured in the blasts and undergoing treatment there.
risingbd/Dhaka/April 24, 2019/Reza/AI