The second namaz-e-janaza for Pir Habibur Rahman, executive editor of the daily Bangladesh Pratidin, was held at Jatiya Press Club on Sunday with the participation of journalists and political leaders.
The funeral prayers was held around 12:58pm. After the janaza, the journalist paid their last respect for him.
Later, the body was taken to Dhaka Reporters’ Unity and then, will be taken to his workplace ‘Bangladesh Pratidin’.
Pir Habib’s body has been kept on the Central Shaheed Minar premises from 11:30am-12:30pm.
He will be laid to eternal rest beside his parents’ graves at his family graveyard at Maizbari village in Sunamganj Sadar on Monday after Zuhr prayers.
Pir Habib suffered a stroke on Friday evening while undergoing treatment at Labaid Specialized Hospital and was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital.
There, he died at about 4:08 pm on Saturday.