The prime minister then consoled the family members of the deceased and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid tribute to Awami League lawmaker from Bagerhat- 4 constituency Mozammel Hossain and president of Bagerhat District Awami League by placing a wreath on his coffin at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Dhaka this morning.
After placing the wreath, the prime minister stood in solemn silence for sometime as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Mozammel Hossain.
Later, accompanied by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the president of AL, laid another wreath on his coffin on behalf of the party.
The prime minister then consoled the family members of the deceased and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Earlier on behalf of President M Abdul Hamid, his military secretary placed a wreath on the coffin of the late lawmaker.
Besides, Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah, as well as the chief whip and whips, placed wreaths on the coffin of the valiant freedom fighter.
Earlier, a namaz-e-janaza of Mozammel Hossain, a five time elected lawmaker from Bagerhat-4 constituency, was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Ministers, the deputy speaker, the chief whip, whips, parliament members and the leaders of different political parties attended the janaza.
A munajat was also offered on the occasion, seeking eternal peace of the departed soul.
Mozammel Hossain died in the early hours of today at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital in the capital at the age of 80.