Senior Correspondent: The body of Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad was taken to Rangpur on Tuesday morning.
A helicopter carrying his coffin departed from Tejgaon Airport for Rangpur, his electoral area around 10:30am, Khandaker Delwar Jalali, Ershad's deputy press secretary confirmed.
Younger brother of Ershad and Jatiya Party acting chairman GM Quader, Ershad’s son Rahgir Al Mahi Saad, party’s secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga, former secretary general ABM Ruhul Alim Hawladar, presidium member Syed Abu Hossain Babla, Major (Retd) Khaled Akhtar, Azam Khan, ATU Taz Rahman and Shafiqul Islam Sentu accompanied the coffin.
The fourth phase of Janaza of Ershad will be held at Rangpur Eidgah field. Later, the body will be taken back Dhaka.
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