Bashundhara Group has condoled the demise of freedom fighter, Daily Janakantha editor and publisher Atiqullah Khan Masud.
On behalf of Bashundhara family, Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan expressed deep shock at the sudden death of the chairman of Globe Janakantha Shilpa Paribar (GJSP).The Bashundhara Group Chairman recalled contribution of Atiqullah to the advancement of journalism in the country.
Atiqullah Khan Masud died of cardiac arrest on Monday morning.
“Atiqullah Khan Masud had been serving as editor of the popular daily Janakantha with bravery since long. He added a new dimension to the print media. The country has lost a brave freedom fighter who was always vocal against fundamentalism. He will continue to be remembered for his role in organising the new generation,” said the Bashundhara Group Chairman in a condolence message.
He also prayed for salvation of the departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.