Noted journalist Altaf Mahmud, also former president of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists, will be remembered on his third death anniversary today.
Marking the day, his family members will arrange different programmes, including prayer sessions, at his house in the capital, Mahmud’s family sources said.
Mahmud started his career in journalism in 1970s. He worked as the chief reporter of a weekly journal, Saptahik Khabar, for a long time.
He later served different newspapers, including the Dainik Khobar, the Daily Destiny and the Daily Orhonitir Kagoj, in different capacities.
Mahmud also served as the president and secretary general of BFUJ and DUJ for different periods.
He died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical
University Hospital in the capital on January 24 in 2016.
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