Dhaka, May 08: People from all walks of life paid their last respect to renowned singer Subir Nandi at the central Shahid Minar and Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) on Wednesday.Subir’s body was kept at the Central Shaheed Minar from 11:00 am to 12 pm so that people can pay their tributes to the noted singer.
It was taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) premises around 12:50 pm.
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud, Public Works Minister Sham Rezaul Karim, Awami League acting general secretary Mahbub Ul Alam Hanif, national coordinator of National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute Samant Lal Sen, cultural personalities Ramendu Majumdar and Nasir Uddin Yusuf came to Shaheed Minar to pay their tributes.
General secretary of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote Golam Kiddush, singers Rathindranath Roy, Khurshid Alam, Timir Nandi, Fakir Alamgir, Kumar Biswajit, Andrew Kishore, Robi Chowdhury, Shuvra Dev, Nakib Khan, Fouad Naser Babu, Badshya Bulbul, SD Rubel were, among others, present.
The body of Subir Nandi is scheduled to be taken to Channel i office and Ramkrishna Mission in the city.
His body will be cremated at Sabujbag cremation ground.
A flight of Regent Airways, carrying the mortal remains, landed at Shahjalal International Airport here around 6:50 am.
Later, his body was taken to his Green Road residence from where it was taken to Dhakeshwari Temple.
The 66-year-old singer died at a hospital in Singapore early Tuesday.