The seventh death anniversary of Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger son of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman and current chairperson Khaleda Zia, was observed on Monday.
BNP and its associate bodies observed the day with various programmes.
Dhaka north city unit BNP arranged a Qurankhawani and special prayer session on Koko’s grave premises at Banani graveyard in the morning.
Leaders and activists of BNP and its associate bodies paid homage to Koko by placing wreaths at his grave.
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BNP arranged a doa mahfil at its Nayapaltan central office at noon seeking the eternal peace of Koko’s departed soul.
Besides, Dhaka north city unit of BNP organised special doa mahfil at its 26 thana units and distributed cooked food among the destitute and orphans.
Another doa mahfil was held at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office at 5pm.
Different associate and professional bodies of BNP and its city and district units also observed the day through various programmes across the country.
On January 24, 2015, Koko died of cardiac arrest at the age of 45 at a rented house in Malaysia.
His body was brought back home on January 27 and buried at Banani Graveyard.