Leading cardiologist Professor Dr Rakibul Islam Litu passed away following a massive heart attack.
Litu, known as a doctor of the poor, breathed his last on Friday while undergoing treatment at LabAid Hospital in the capital. He left his wife and three sons.Prof Rakibul was the head of Cardiology department at Uttara Adhunik Medical College.
He was also a writer of medical articles and columns in national dailies, including Bangladesh Pratidin.
His Namaz-E-Janaza (funeral prayer) was held at sports field of Uttara on Friday evening prayer.