Language movement hero Abul Hossain dies

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31st March, 2021 07:46:48 printer

Language movement hero Abul Hossain dies

Language movement veteran Md Abul Hossain passed away on Wednesday afternoon. He was 87.

He breathed his last at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital at 4:00pm.

Confirming the news, Abul Hasnat Bidyut, son of the deceased, said Hossain was suffering from old age complications for several weeks. He was taken to a private hospital in the morning and later was shifted to RMCH after his condition deteriorated.

Hossain along with others had set up the first-ever Shaheed Minar of the country in Rajshahi on the night of February 21, 1952.

He will be buried at the Tikapara Graveyard in the city tonight.