Journalist AUM Fakhruddin laid to rest

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:40am on October 26, 2020

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AUM Fakhruddin

Veteran journalist AUM Fakhruddin was laid to eternal rest at Rayerbazar Intellectual Graveyard Sunday morning.

Fakhruddin’s wife Mamtaz Bilkis Banu, also a senior journalist, said that the burial took place at about 9:30am after his namaz-e-janaza.

Senior journalist AUM Fakhruddin died of COVID-19 at Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital Saturday night. He was 75.

He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, a host of relatives and

well-wishers to mourn his death.

AUM Fakhruddin worked at Bangladesh Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, Weekly Holiday and some other newspapers.