Journalist Shahriar Shahid to be buried today.
Eminent journalist, writer and Managing Editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Shahriar Shahid will be laid to rest today (Monday) at his family graveyard at Doukar Char village under Raipura upazila of Narsingdi, reports BSS. Journalists and admirers are to bid him the last farewell ahead of his burial as the body, kept currently at BIRDEM mortuary, would be brought to his workplace BSS, Jatiya Press Club (JPC) and the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU).
Shahriar was one of the cofounders of the mainstream reporters' forum. His first namaz-e-janaza will be held at DRU at 11.30 am from where the body would be brought to BSS to allow colleagues to have their last glimpses of him and then it would be taken to JPC where his second namaz-e-janaza will be held. Shahriar will be laid to eternal rest at his village home beside the graves of his illustrious father famous journalist Shahidul Haque and brother, famous artist Shahrukh Shahid after the third namaz-e-janaza ahead of Maghrib prayers.