Prof Emajuddin’s qulkhwani Friday

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The qulkhwani of professor Emajuddin Ahmed, former-vice chancellor of Dhaka University (DU), will be held in the city on Friday.

The qulkhwani and a doa mahfil will be held at a mosque in the city’s Kataban area after Jum’a prayers seeking eternal peace of Emajuddin’s departed soul, said a press release on Thursday.

It said the programme will be arranged on a limited scale due to the current coronavirus prevalence.

On 17 July, Emajuddin died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in the capital at the age of 87.

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He was buried beside his wife’s grave at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard the same day.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters and left behind a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

Emajuddin served as the 21st VC of Dhaka University from 1992 to 1996.

He was awarded prestigious Ekushey Padak in the education category in 1992.