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Vol. 5 Num 821 Sun. September 17, 2006  
   
National


B'baria cleric passes away


Maolana Sirajul Islam, known Bara Huzur in Brahmanbaria district, died a his Bhadughar here yesterday. He was 122.

A translator of the holy Quran, Sirajul Islam was the Principal of Jamia Younusia Madrasa.

Thousands of people including State Minister Abdus Sattar Buiyan and Red Crescent President Haron-Al-Rashid attended his Namaz-e-Janaja held at Zila Eidgah Maydan at 5:30 yesterday. He was buried at his family graveyard at Bhadhgher.

At least 15 people were injured when a wall collapsed in Zamia Younesia Madrasa compound due to rush of people.