Journalist Humayun Sadek dies

Staff Correspondent

27 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Journalist Humayun Sadek dies

News Editor of Orthoniti Pratidin Humayun Sadek Chowdhury, also the former additional news editor of the Daily Naya Diganta, passed away while undergoing treatment in Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday. He was 60.

Humayun Sadek was admitted to the hospital with symptoms of Covid-19 and had been suffering from fever for several days. He breathed his last at 4:30pm.

His dead body will be taken to his village home where he will be buried following his namaj-e-janaza.

Humayun Sadek Chowdhury was elected president of Dhaka Sub-Editors’ Council for two times.

He worked as a journalist for Chattogram’s Daily Noya Bangla, Dhaka’s Daily Dinkal, Daily Amar Desh, and fortnightly Palabadal.

National Press Club’s President Saiful Alam and General Secretary Farida Yasmin expressed profound shock and sorrow at the demise of Humayun Sadek and conveyed deep sympathy to his bereaved family.

Humayun Sadek Chowdhury was born on March 4, 1960 in Boilchori village of Bashkhali upazilla under Chattogram district.

He began writing in his childhood. His first write-up was published in 1976 though he took three decades to come up with his first compilation of poetries ‘Ek Kishorer Mon’ in 2009.