Dhaka: The founder and proprietor of Dewanbagi Darbar Sharif Pir Syed Mahbub-e-Khoda passed away here on Monday.
He was 80 years old.
Mahbub-e-Khoda, popularly known as Dewanbagi pir, was taken to Square Hospital after he was complaining of difficulty in breathing on Monday. He died there at around 0530 hrs.
When the news of his death spread, devotees flocked to Dewanbagh Sharif in Arambagh.
Earlier, rumors of his death spread in February 2016. At the time, he was being treated at United Hospital for several days, but the news of his death was not accurate.
He was born on 14 December 1949 in Bahadurpur village of Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria.