Journalist Ajoy Barua’s body to be brought back home Sunday | 2019-07-20

Journalist Ajoy Barua’s body to be brought back home Sunday

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20th July, 2019 08:56:44 printer

Journalist Ajoy Barua’s body to be brought back home Sunday

The mortal remains of veteran journalist Ajoy Barua will be brought back from London on Sunday.

A plane carrying his body is expected to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:20am.

The freedom fighter breathed his last at a London hospital on July 12 while undergoing treatment.

Ajoy is considered to be one of the pioneers of the country’s sports journalism. He was the sports editor of Dainik Sangbad and a former vice-president of Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association.

From the airport, his body will be taken to his long-time work place Dainik Sangbad office in Purana Paltan. Later, his body will be taken to Jatiya Press Club at 2pm and Bangabandhu National Stadium at 3pm for paying tributes. 

His funeral will take place at Kamalapur Buddha Mondir in the afternoon.


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