Mashuk Chowdhury's first death anniv today

Staff Correspondent

24 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mashuk Chowdhury's first death anniv today

Today is the first death anniversary Mashuk Chowdhury, a renowned poet and former chief news editor of Bangladesh Pratidin.

He died of pneumonia in a city hospital at the age of 71.

The country’s eminent poet and senior journalist is survived by his wife, daughter and a host of relatives and admirers.

On the first death anniversary of Mashuk Chowdhury, Bangladesh Pratidin family remembers him with deep respect.

Poet Mashuk Chowdhury joined journalism after obtaining a master’s degree in Bangla from Dhaka University. He worked in various newspapers including Daily Sangbad, Daily Khabar and Daily Desh for a long time. Bangladesh Pratidin was his last place of work.

He was a life member of the Bangla Academy and a member of the National Press Club.