The second namaz-e-janaza of SM Nazrul Islam, founding chairman of the country's leading electrical, electronics and home appliances manufacturing and marketing company Walton group, has been held in Gazipur.
The janaza was held at the premises of Walton Microtech Corporation of the district's Chandra around 12:30am on Monday.
Following the janaza, tributes were paid with wreaths to SM Nazrul's body on behalf of the district and upazila administration.
Earlier, the first janaza was held at the corporate office of Walton Group in the capital's Bashundhara residential area (Plot-1088, Road-80 ft-2, Block-I) at 10:50am.
Later, the body was flown to Gazipur by a helicopter.
SM Nazrul Islam will be laid to eternal rest at family graveyard of Tangail's Gosaijoair after third Namaz-e-Janaza following Asr prayer on Monday.
He breathed his last while undergoing treatment due to old age complications at the capital's Apollo Hospital around 9:40pm on Sunday. He was 93.
Walton Group and Risingbd family expressed deep shock at the departure of Walton Group's chairman SM Nazrul Islam.
Meanwhile in a message, general holiday has been announced for Walton Group on Monday over the departure of its founding chairman.