Language veteran Rawshan Ara Bachchu dies
Published : Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 at 5:10 PM Count : 239
Language movement activist Rawshan Ara Bachchu passed away in a city hospital early Tuesday. She was 87.
She breathed her last at Apollo Hospital around 3:30am when she was undergoing treatment of old age complications.
Tahmida Bachchu, daughter of the language movement fighter, confirmed her death.
Rawshan Ara Bachchu took part in Bengali Language Movement in 1952. She was one of the students who attempted to break section 144 on February 21, 1952.
She was awarded Anannya Top Ten Awards in 2009.
Bachchu's family is originated from Kulaura in Moulvibazar District. She was a student of Brojomohun College.
In 1947, at the initiative of the university students and Tamaddun Majlish, she along with 7/8 other students formed the State Language Action Council.