Former DU Prof Kashinath Roy passes away

DU Correspondent

18 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Former Dhaka University English Department Professor and poet Kashinath Roy passed away at a city hospital on Sunday. He was 73.

Kashinath Roy breathed his last at Square Hospital in the capital early morning after suffering from different old-age complications, said DU English Department Chairperson Professor Nevin Farida.

Born on November 30, 1947 in Natore, Professor Kashinath Roy was working as Head of English Department at Eastern University after he retired from DU.

Roy is survived by his only son Apratim Roy, a teacher of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

Meanwhile, DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Kashinath Roy.