Gazi Shahidullah, ex-Khulna municipality mayor and also language movement hero, died on Monday morning at the age of 81.
He breathed his last at 6am at Khulna Medical College Hospital, said family sources.
The namaz-e-janaza of Gazi Shahidullah will be held at Shaheed Hadish Park in the city after Zuhr prayers.
He will be buried at his family graveyard at Zilatala village of Fultala in the district.
Gazi Shahidullah, also an organiser during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, was elected as mayor of Khulna municipality in 1973. He was also elected as Vice-President of BL College in Khulna.
In his political career, Shahidullah played a vital role as acting president of National Awami Party (NAP).unb