Advocate Ahmed Ali, a language movement veteran and an organiser of the Liberation War in 1971, passed away due to old age complications at a Dhaka hospital on early hours of Saturday.
He breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital around 1:45am on Saturday at the age of 92.
Ali's first Namaz-e-Janaza was held at his village home in Kajla village of Brahmanbaria. He was later buried at Shasangacha graveyard after a second Namaz-e-Janaza at Cumilla Town Hall ground following Asr prayers.
Ahmed Ali was succeeded by four sons and five daughters. He was involved in all major movements for freedom in Bangladesh from 1952 to 1971.
After the independence, Ali became the founding chairperson of Cumilla unit Chhatra League. He has also served as the vice chairman of the Supreme Court Bar Council.