Muhammad Jahangir, a noted media personality and executive director of Centre for Development Communication, died at a hospital in the city early Wednesday. He was 68.
Jahangir, a journalist and younger brother of Noble laureate Dr Yunus, breathed his last around 12:40 am at Asgar Ali Hospital in the city.
He had been suffering from cancer. He was admitted to the hospital on Monday and kept on life support, reports United News of Bangladesh.
He left behind his wife, one daughter, three sons and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
Family sources confirmed that his first namaz-e-janaza was held at the National Press Club at 11:00am on Wednesday. The second namaz-e-janaza will be held in a mosque near his residence after the Asr prayers, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
He was laid to rest at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur later.
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