Update March 12, 2016

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Poet Rafiq Azad to be buried Monday

Sumel Sarker

Poet Rafiq Azad

Poet Rafiq Azad to be buried Monday

12 March 2016, Nirapad News: Noted poet Rafiq Azad will be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard on Monday (March 14) after his son, Abhinna Azad, reaches the country.

Poet’s niece Dr Niru Shamsun Nahar confirmed the matter to banglanews on Saturday afternoon (March 12).

She further said the body will be kept at BIRDEM Hospital mortuary in city.

Later around 10:00am on Monday, the body will be taken to Central Shaheed Minar premises so that people from all walks of life can pay their tribute, she added.

From there, the poet’s body will be taken to Bangla Academy premises.

His namaj-e-janaza will be held at Dhaka Central Jam-e-Masjid, Dr Niru added.

Earlier, poet Rafiq Azad breathed his last at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in city around 2:10pm on Saturday (March 12).

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