People’s paying last tributes to Ayub Bachchu, 1st namaj-e-janaza held
Published : 19 Oct 2018, 12:48:14
People from all strata are paying their last tributes to celebrated singer, guitarist, songwriter and composer Ayub Bachchu at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday.
The body of the popular singer was taken to the Shaheed Minar around 10:30 am.
Singers, musicians, cultural personalities and fans started crowding the venue since early morning.
The first namaz-e-janaza of legendary singer, Ayub Bachchu was held at the National Eidgah Maidan in the capital following Jummah prayers,
Bacchu, one of the country’s top rock musicians and founder of the popular LRB band, will be buried at the family graveyard at his ancestral home in Chattogram on Saturday.
The LRB band founder breathed his last Thursday morning following a cardiac arrest at his Magbazar residence at the age of 56 leaving behind wife, a son and a daughter alongside a huge number of relatives, disciples and admirers to mourn his death.
LRB sources said as the prominent singer fell sick, he was rushed to Square Hospital around 9 am today where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.
Bacchu was born in Chattogram town’s Firingi Bazar on August 16 in 1962. He was debuted in music field in 1978 joining the music band ‘Feelings’.
A total of 12 band albums and 16 sole albums of songs were released until his demise.