Ekushey Padak winner Polan Sarker laid to rest
Rajshahi: Ekushey Padak winner Polan Sarker, who known as Alor Ferrywala, was laid to rest at his village home at Baushua village in Bagha upazila on Saturday morning.
He was buried at his family graveyard at 10:30am beside his wife’s grave, reports the UNB.
His namaj-e-janaza was held at the field of Harunur Rashid Shah Dwimukhi High School in the morning. Polan Sarker was the president of school managing committee of the school.
Deputy Commissioner S M Abdul Kader, Superintendent of Police Md Shahidullah, upazila nirbahi officer Shahin Reza, among others, attended the namaj-e-janaza.
Polan Sarkar, who used to distribute free books among people, passed away on Friday at the age of 98.