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’Kali o Kalam’ editor Abul Hasnat passes away

Abul Hasnat, renowned journalist, former vice-president of Chhayanaut, director of Bengal Publications and editor of monthly Kali o Kalam magazine, passed away on Sunday morning at a city hospital at the age of 75.

He was suffering from old-age complications and was taken to Anwar Khan Modern Medical College Hospital in the morning where he was pronounced dead at 8:05am.

“With a heavy heart, we are informing that our Hasnat sir passed away this morning,” Golam Sarwar Farouqui, Manager of Operations at Bengal Boi, told UNB.

His body will be taken to Bengal Shilpalay at Dhanmondi in the capital from 1 to 2pm. From there, the mortal remains will be taken to Chhayanaut.

“He will be laid to rest at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur after his Namaz-e-Janaza at the Baytul Aman Jam-e-Masjid after the Asr prayer,” Farouqui said.

Chhayanaut authorities and board members, including its president Sanjida Khatun, mourned Hasnat’s death.

Source: United News of Bangladesh