Profesor Altaf Hossain, former Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 75.
He breathed his last at his residence in a suburb of Rajshahi this morning.The Chancellor left behind his wife, a son, two daughters and a host of well wishers to mourn his death.
Professor Altaf Hossain served as the Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University from August 26, 1994 to October 6, 1996 and from June 5, 2005 to May 15, 2006.
Professor Altaf Hossain was born in Chandlai of Chapainawabganj Sadar in 1946. He completed his MS from Dhaka University in 1966 and his PhD from Andhra University in India in 1976. He completed his post-doctoral research from the United Kingdom.