Former special correspondent of the state-owned news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Nurul Huda was laid to eternal rest at the Banani graveyard in the capital.
He was buried at the Banani graveyard after Maghrib prayers following his namaj-e-janaza in Mirpur journalists’ residential area.
Huda passed away at his residence in Mirpur journalists’ residential area this afternoon. He was 72.
He left behind his wife, three daughters and a host of relatives and colleagues to mourn his death.
Huda was suffering from kidney ailments for long, said family sources.
He served the Jatiya Press Club in different capacities, including senior vice-president.
Born at Bikrampur in Munshiganj, Huda made his debut in journalism on completion of his graduation in English from Dhaka University in early 1970s by joining the Bangladesh Observer (now defunct).
Later, he worked at different media outlets, including BSS.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)