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Railways Minister finally ties the knot
Our Correspondent
Publish Date : 2014-10-31,  Publish Time : 20:12,  View Count : 24
COMILLA: Railways Minister Mujiibul Huque has finally tied the knot with Honufa Akhtar Rikta ending his bachelor life at the age of 67.

Formalities of the wedding was completed around 4:40pm in the bride's house 'Munshibari' at village Mirakhola under Gollai union in Chandina upazila of the district.

The bridegroom's procession reached the bride's village home. Mujibul Huque accompanied by Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and over 50 MPs reached the bride's village home around 3pm.

Earlier at about 11am, bridegroom Mujibul Huque's motorcade left his Minto Road official residence in Dhaka for Comilla along with more than 700 people. They offered Jumma prayers at Shahidnagar Jame Mosque in Daudkandi. Later, they reached the bride's village home.

Moulana Md Siddiqur Rahman, marriage registrar of Gollai Union, completed the formalities of wedding. Denmohor of the wedding was set Tk 5 lakh and one. Groom Mujibul Huque paid the total amount of denmohor.

Relatives of the bride were found very happy receiving a minister as their new bridegroom. They greeted the minister with bouquets of flowers.

The guests were served Mutton Kacchi Biriyani, chicken roasts, jaali kebab, Burhani, cold drinks and jorda. The bridegroom was served a whole mutton roast, which is locally known as 'Doruj.' Renowned chef of Comilla Club Milton Rozario cooked all the food.

Meanwhile, special duty policemen, mobile teams of police, DSB, traffic police and detective police remained vigilant to ensure the security of the VIPs at the bride's house. Plainclothed policemen also worked to ensure the security of the guests.
Born in 1947, the lawyer-cum-politician was elected as lawmaker thrice.

Former foreign minister Abdus Samad Azad in 1998 and former law minister Abdul Matin Khasru in the late 90s got married while holding office. Both of them married when their previous wives passed away.


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