Cumilla Correspondent: National Awami Party (NAP) President Prof Muzaffar Ahmed was laid to eternal rest with state honour at the family graveyard in Debidwar upazila here on Sunday.
Prof Muzaffar was buried after Zohr prayers. Earlier, his fourth namaz-e-janaza held at the courtyard of his house at Elahabad.
Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddique, local MP Razi Mohammad Fakhrul, Awami League and the National Awami Party (NAP) leaders spoke before the burial.
The third namaz-e-janaza was held at Cumilla Town Hall ground at 10:00 am.
His body was taken to Cumilla on Saturday night, a day after his death at a hospital in Dhaka.
Professor Muzaffer Ahmed, also an adviser to the war-time Bangladesh government, breathed his last at the city's Apollo Hospitals around 7:45pm on Friday (August 23).
He was on life support at the hospital for the last few days.
Muzaffer was admitted to the hospital on August 14 due to old age complications.
Prof Muzaffar was part of the wartime Bangladesh government in exile and a close friend of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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