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Bashundhara Group Chairman laments death of Gaffar Chowdhury

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 19th May, 2022 11:16:55 PM
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Bashundhara Group and East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL) Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of renowned journalist, lyricist and author Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury.

In a message of condolence, the Bashundhara Group Chairman recalled the contributions of the Language Movement hero, prayed for salvation of his departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

It may be mentioned that country’s highest-circulated daily ‘Bangladesh Protidin’, a media outlet of East West Media Group Ltd, had honoured Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury for his contribution to the language movement and liberation war.

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan had handed over a lifetime achievement award and a cheque for taka one lakh to Gaffar Chowdhury at the daily’s head office in Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on December 17, 2016.