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Lucky Akhand buried at Intellectual Graveyard

22 April 2017, 4:34:00

The Bengali famous singer-composer Lucky Akhand was took rest for the last at Martyred Intellectual Graveyard in Mirpur in the capital on Saturday.

The second namaz-e-janaza of the singer was held on the compound of central mosque of Dhaka University after Zuhr prayer.

Earliar, the body of Lucky Akhand was given guard of honour at Central Shaheed Minar in the capital around 11;30am.

After that, the body was kept there for people to pay last homage from all walks of people.

Earliar Lucky Akhand’s first namaz-e-janaza was held at 10:00am at Armanitola in the capital.

The noted singer was flown to Bangkok in September 2015 after he was diagnosed with lung cancer. However, he was brought back home after treatment for several days.

Later, he received chemotherapy in Dhaka.

On April 7, he was taken home from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University following treatment for two-and-a-half months.

Akhand started his career with self-titled solo album 'Lucky Akhand' in 1984 under the banner of Sargam.

 Lucky Akhand breathed his last at his Armanitola residence around 6 pm on Friday after suffering from lung cancer.

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