By Anas Khwaja
K.M Farid son of K.Fayezuddin passed away in Dhaka today (local time 6.30 am) in Square Hospital. He was 70 years old.
Earlier he was admitted to the hospital due to kidney problem on the 20th. This morning he succumbed to heart failure.
Khwaja Farid was the youngest son of Khwaja Fayezuddin (sportsman) and Najma Begum. He had his earlier education from New Govt School in Dhaka Armanitola.
He will be remembered as one of the successful sportsman of Dhaka city. He was East Pakistan champion in swimming. He played cricket for Dhaka Wanderers and Dhaka Victoria Sporting club. He also made to East Pakistan XI in cricket. He played football for Dhaka Bachelors Sporting Club. He played hockey for Dhaka Wanderers, Victoria Sporting and Dhaka Bachelors. He participated in National Sports Council badminton championship partnering with Dulal. He took interest in angling and was involved with Nawab Bari tank committee for long time.
K.M. Farid started his long career at Lever Brothers and retired as the regional director (Northern Bengal) of Jamuna Petroleum .He also served at the capacity of director at Nawab Askari Jute Mills Ltd. It is to be mentioned that Nawabzada Khwaja Abdul Ghani was his brother in law.
He left behind his wife Naseema Begum and son K.M.Fayyaz who will be flying from London to attend the funeral.
His namaza janaza will be held at Uttara masjid first and than he will be buried in Begum Bazaar family graveyard after second namaz e janaza at Nawabbari Jame Masjid.
For condolence please call 01 711 66 1474 (cell) or 891 1999 (res).
Family Tree of K.M. Farid :