Freedom fighter Sanaullah dies of COVID-19

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:32, Jul 13,2020


Sanaullah Bhuiyan Nayeem

Freedom fighter Sanaullah Bhuiyan Nayeem breathed his last on Saturday night at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 70.

He was undergoing treatment at the hospital for over three weeks as he was suffering from COVID-19 and old-age complications.

Sanaullah fought on the Cumilla and Feni front in the War of Independence of Bangladesh in 1971 as a member of Mujib Bahini, an armed force mainly composed of activists drawn from the Awami League and its student wing.

He was buried with state honour at a graveyard at Dhopakhila village in Chowddagram upazila of Cumilla district on Sunday.

A contingent of police presented a guard of honour to the late freedom fighter when people from all walks of society, including freedom fighters, people’s representatives and civil administration officials from Cumilla and Feni districts were present.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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