Another namaz-e-janaza for Ershad to be held at Baitul Mukarram after asr prayers
The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad has been held on the premises of Jatiya Sangsad in Dhaka.
The funeral prayer was held on Monday morning with the presence of a number of dignitaries.
President Abdul Hamid, along with members of parliament and leaders of different political parties, participated in the janaza.
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Earlier, the body of the former president was brought to the spot from the mortuary of Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka, where the body had been kept overnight. His coffin was wrapped in the national flag.
The body of the Jatiya Party chief will be taken to the party office at Kakrail around 11:30am.
Meanwhile, people from all walks of life thronged there to show him respect.
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Another namaz-e-janaza of Ershad will be held at Baitul Mukarram Mosque this afternoon after asr prayers. His body will then be kept at the mortuary of CMH again.
On Tuesday, the body of the former military ruler will be taken to Rangpur by helicopter, and the fourth and last funeral prayer will be performed there after zuhr prayers. He will be buried on the same day in Dhaka.
On Sunday, the first janaza was held at Army Central Mosque in Dhaka Cantonment after zuhr prayers.
Hussain Muhammad Ershad passed away on Sunday morning at the CMH while undergoing treatment there.