Journalist Mamunur Rashid passes away

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:10, Sep 05,2018

 
 

Mamunur Rashid

Young journalist Mamunur Rashid died while undergoing treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in the capital on Monday night.
Mamunur Rashid, 32, a senior reporter of Ekushey Television, breathed his last around 11:30pm, hours before his birthday, his colleagues said.
He was a student of Mass Communication and Journalism department of Dhaka University.
His first namaz-e-janaza was held in front of Ekushey Television at Kawranbazar in the capital and second namaz-e-janaza was held at the central masque of Dhaka University.
Later, his body was sent to his village home in Narial, said a press release of Khulna Divisional Journalist Forum, Dhaka.
It said Mamun was buried at his family graveyard after third namaz-e-janaza there.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Mamun.
She prayed for the departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family.
Different journalist organisations expressed deep shock at his death.

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