Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

PM expresses shock at Abdul Jabbar’s death

Online Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of legendary singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar on Wednesday.

A condolence message by the Prime Minister recalled Abdul Jabbar’s huge contributions to the great Liberation War, saying that he inspired the freedom fighters through his songs from Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra.

“The country has lost an eminent singer and valiant freedom fighter in his death,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul as well as conveying profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

Jabbar passed away at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) at Dhaka on Wednesday morning at the age of 80.

He was awarded Bangabandhu Padak (1973), Ekushey Padak (1980), Swadhinata Padak (1996) and different national and international awards.

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