Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui's first janaza held in Jhenidah

2023-03-29 21:00:20 BdST

2023-05-28 18:49:37 BdST

Published: 2023-03-29 21:00:20 BdST


Live Correspondent: The first namaj-e-janaza of Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui, one of the four key organisers, was held at Jhenidah Govt Boys School premises after Zohr prayer on Wednesday (March 29, 2023).

At that time, Abdul Hye MP of Jhenidah-1 constituency, Tahjib Alam Siddiqui MP (who is also Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui's son)  of Jhenidah-2 constituency, deputy commissioner Munira Begum, leaders of different political parties of Jhenidah district and senior officials of the administration were present.

Earlier, valiant freedom fighter Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui was given guard of honour officially. After the janaza, a helicopter carrying his body took off from Birshreshta Hamidur Rahman Stadium in Jhenidah for Dhaka.

Family sources said Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui died early Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment at United Hospital in the city.

Nur-e- Alam Siddique was born on 26 May, 1940 in the then Jhenaidah sub-division of Jashore district (Jhenidah Circuit House Para).
Siddique, former Convener of the Chattra League Foundation, was also a genius student leader in his 70's, as he served as the president of the Bangladesh Chattra League during 1970-1972.
He played a vibrant role in all the political movements, including the Six-Point Movement and the Language Movement.
Siddique was also elected a parliament member as a candidate of the Bangladesh Awami League from Jashore -2 constituency after participating in the first national parliamentary elections held in 1973.
The Liberation War veteran also participated in the seventh and eighth national parliament elections as a candidate of the ruling Awami League in 1996 and 2001 but got defeated in both the elections.

He left behind his wife, two sons, a daughter, a host of relatives, friends and well-wishers to mourn his death. A pall of gloom has descended on Jhenidah following his death.

Dhaka, 29 March (


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