Prof Helal Uddin laid to eternal rest

DHAKA, Dec 25, 2016 (BSS) - Professor Dr Helal Uddin Khan Shamsul Arefin was laid to eternal rest this afternoon at Banani graveyard in the city.

Earlier, a large number of his colleagues, students and admirers of Dhaka University (DU) joined his Namaz-e-Janaza at the university's central mosque, a DU release said.

Before the Namaz-e-Janaza, DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique paid rich tribute to Professor Helal Uddin by placing wreaths at his coffin at "Aparajeyo Bangla" on the university campus.

DU Pro-VC (academic) Professor Dr Nasreen Ahmad, brothers of Professor Helal Uddin -- Dr Mahiuddin Khan Alamgir and Dr Burhan Uddin Khan Jahangir, teachers, students of DU Anthropology Department and admires also paid homage to Professor Helal.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)