Heroic freedom fighter Shamsul Haque, son of late Abdul Hakim of Bahurdi village under Pathakata union in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district passed away. He breathed his last on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital on Saturday at around 3pm; Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun.
The funeral prayer was held at the home at 10:30 am on Sunday. According to the National Identity Card (NID) heroic FF Shamsul Haque was 66 years and 5 months and 17 Days old at the time of his death. He left his wife, one son and one daughters, grandsons including many grateful people.
According to the family sources of the deceased, the body of the heroic freedom fighter Shamsul Haque was buried in the new graveyard of Bahurdi area after paying state homage. FF Shamsul Haque’s son Ainal Haque said he was the first buried in the graveyard set up by the heroic FF Shamsul Haque.
Ainal Haque also said that his father Shamsul Haque was taken to Nakla Upazila Health Complex at around 12 noon on Saturday when he suddenly felt pain in his chest. Later, the doctor on duty in the emergency department rushed him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. When he was taken to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, the doctors on duty in the emergency department declared the heroic FF Shamsul Haque dead.
FF Abul Monsur former commander of Nakla upazila Muktijoddha command council said that the body was buried in the Bahurdi graveyard after paying state homage and the Zanaza prayers. According to the upazila muktijoddha sangsad command, the freedom fighter gazette list No- 893, lal muktibarta list No- 0114030005 and welfare trust list No- 15788 of the heroic freedom fighter Shamsul Haque.
In the death of the heroic FF Shamsul Haque, the chairman of the Upazila Parishad and the joint secretary of the Upazila AL Shah Md Burhan Uddin, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Zahidur Rahman, General Secretary of Upazila AL heroic FF Shafiqul Islam Zinnah and others of the committee, Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate Kawsar Ahammed, Former Commander of District Muktijoddha Sangsad Command Council heroic FF Nurul Islam Hiro, Upazila AL joint secretary and municipal mayor Hafizur Rahman Liton, former commander of Upazila Muktijoddha Sangsad Command Council FF Abul Monsur, President of Bangabandhu Education and Research Council Nakla Upazila Unit Majibur Rahman and GS professor Mahbubur Rahman Biddut along with others of the committee, convener of Upazila JL Rafiqul Islam Sohel, joint convener Kamrul Alam Ranju and Rezaul Karim Ripon and others of the committee, former senior vice-president of Bangabandhu Prajanmma League Nakla Upazila branch and chairman of Pathakata Union Parishad Mohammad Fayez Millat, president of Nakla Press Club Md Musharaf Hossain and GS Mosharraf Hossain Sarkar Babu along with other journalists of the committee, leaders of district and upazila Muktijoddha Sangsad Command Council, leaders of Upazila and Union AL, JL and affiliated organizations, Muktijoddhar Sontan Sangsad Command Council and Officials of different departments, teachers of different Schools, Colleges and Madrasahs and many others of different professions have expressed their grief separately. All of them expressed their deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased along with their prayers for the forgiveness of the soul of the deceased.