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Language movement hero Abul Hossain dies

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 31st March, 2021 07:46:48 PM
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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.