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Several thousand people including leaders and activists of AL attended the janaza. Besides, he was given state honour at the initiative of local administration. The body of the AL leader reached Mastarpara Hazari Bari around 2:30 pm from Dhaka and then it was taken to Mujib Udyan.

Joynal Hazari, a confirmed bachelor, died at Labaid specialized hospital in the capital on Monday. He was 76. Hazari, a valiant freedom fighter, was admitted to the hospital on 15 December with lung infections, cardiac and kidney problems.

Born on 24 August 1945 in Feni, Hazari was elected MP thrice--1986, 1991 and 1996--with AL ticket from Feni-2 constituency. Later, Hazari was the general secretary of Feni district unit AL from 1984 to 2004.

In 2001, a joint forces team conducted a drive at the house of Hazari during the caretaker government, but he managed to flee the country. He was expelled from AL in 2004 when he was on the run in India. In 2019, Hazari was made a member of AL’s advisory council. He was also editor of a newspaper, 'Hazarika Pratidin'.

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