Today is the third anniversary of death of Language Movement hero, freedom fighter and noted columnist Sadeq Khan.
He passed away at the age of 83 on May 16, 2016 at his Baridhara residence in the capital.
His family, in a press release, requested all to pray for him on the occasion of his death anniversary.
Sadeq Khan was the eldest son of late Justice Abdul Jabbar Khan, speaker of the National Assembly of the united Pakistan.
Born on January 1, 1933, Sadeq Khan was the contributing editor of Weekly Holiday and a recipient of Ekushey Padak in 2002.
He was a member of the Communist Party.
Noted writer Sadeq Khan was a researcher, and wrote column on art in Pakistan Observer.
Sadeq is remembered for directing and producing ‘Nodi O Nari,’ the first art film of the then East Pakistan.
He was also the chairman of the Press Institute of Bangladesh and chairman of Gonoshasthaya Kendra Trust.
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