Executive editor of Mainul Islam, a monthly magazine published from the Hathazari madrasah, Monir Hossain, said physicians declared Babunagari dead around 12:00pm.

Junaid Babunagari has left behind his wife, five daughters, one son and many well-wishers to mourn his death.

Junaid Babunagari was made the amir of Hefazat-e-Islam in 2020. Earlier, he was the secretary general of the organisation. He was also the director of Mainul Islam Hathazari madrasah.