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Lily Chowdhury laid to rest at Banani graveyard

Theatre activist Lily Chowdhury, also wife of
martyred intellectual Munir Chowdhury, was laid to eternal rest at Banani
graveyard after Zohr prayers today.

Family members said a namaz-e-janaza was offered seeking salvation prior
to the burial beside her son Mishuk Munir’s grave.

Earlier, her body was kept at her Banani residence till 10:30 am for
relatives, family and friends to bid her farewell.

Later, the body was taken to central Shaheed Minar premises for common
people so that they could pay homage to her, said Asif Munir, son of the
deceased.

Lily Chowdhury passed away at the age of 93 at her Banani residence at
5.30 pm on Monday.

Her son Mishuk Munir, a teacher of Dhaka University’s Journalism Department
and cinematographer, along with filmmaker Tareque Masud died in a road
accident in 2011.

 

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)