Fakir Alamgir laid to rest

Ekushey Padak-winning singer Fakir Alamgir was laid to eternal rest with state honours at Taltala graveyard at Khilgaon in Dhaka after his second namaz-e-janaza on Saturday.

His first namaz-e-janaza was held at 11:00am on the Pallima Sangsad premises at Khilgaon. Later, his body was taken to the Central Shaheed Minar to allow people to pay their tributes.

Fakir Alamgir died at around 10:56pm Friday night while undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit in the Covid unit of United Hospital, said his son Asheq Alamgir.

The singer earlier tested positive for corona virus infection.


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