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Journo Atiqur Rahman dies

Published : Wednesday, 24 April, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 169

Journo Atiqur Rahman dies

Journo Atiqur Rahman dies

M Atiqur Rahman Habib, joint news editor of a Bengali Daily "Dainik Bhorer Kagaj", passed away following a battle with brain tumour at a city hospital on Tuesday.

He was 48.

"M Atiqur Rahman breathed his last around 5 am while undergoing treatment at National Institute of Neuro Sciences and Hospital in the capital," family sources said.

He left behind his wife, numerous relatives, well wishers and colleagues to mourn his death.

He was buried at his family graveyard in Tangail after the third Namaz-e-Janaza at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU).
Earlier, his first Namaz-e-Janaza was held at the premises of Dainik Bhorer Kagaj office while the second Namaz-e-Janaza was held after Johr prayers at the Jatiya Press Club (JPC).

Jatiya Press Club President Farida Yasmin, MP, and its general secretary Shyamal Datta expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of M Atiqur Rahman.

In a condolence message, they prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.

Atique completed his graduation in Bangla from Jahangirnagar University (JU).  He started his career as a journalist through joining a Bengali daily Dainik Al-Amin while studying at the university.

Later, he worked at various newspapers including the Daily Manabjamin. He has been working at the Daily Bhorer Kagaj for the last 10 years.    —BSS

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