Badal's body to arrive in Dhaka today

Published : 08 Nov 2019, 18:50

Sahos Desk

The body of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) leader and freedom fighter Moinuddin Khan Badal will be brought back to home from India on Friday.

After the arrival of his coffin in the country, he will be buried beside his parents’ grave at family graveyard in Boalkhali of Chattogram.

Moniruddin Ahmad Khan, a brother of Badal, confirmed the news.

Badal, a Member of Parliament from Chattogram-8 constituency breathed his last at 7:45am on Thursday while undergoing treatment at Dr Devi Shetty's Narayana Hrudalayala Hospitals of Bangalore.

Badal, 67, the leftist leader from Chattogram was suffering from ill health after a stroke last year.

Badal, hailing from Boalkhali upazila, is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter.

The executive president of JSD faction was elected an MP thrice from Chattogram-8 constituency. He had a reputation as a great orator in the House.

Badal, who was involved with Chhatra League in his student days, actively took part in the Liberation War. He was one of the key persons who tried to prevent offloading of firearms at Chattogram port during the war.

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