Photojournalist Md Farhad Hossain passed away on Friday after a prolonged illness since 2011. He was 71.
He left behind his wife Asia Begum, only son Ashik Mohammad, a host of relatives, friends, colleagues and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Farhad Hossain started his career as a photojournalist with the Daily Sangbad in 1972, just after the independence of Bangladesh. Subsequently he worked with many other daily newspapers including Daily Barta (1976), Daily Janata(1984), Daily Desh ((1986), Daily News Day (1991), Daily Rupali (1993), Daily Times (1997) and the New Nation (1998).
He suffered a massive brain stroke on June 26 in 2011, while on the duty at his workplace, the New Nation. Since then he became paralysed.