CHATTOGRAM: Didarul Alam, senior photojournalist of Bangladesh Pratidin Chattogram Bureau, passed away in Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) at around 4:00pm on Thursday. He was 52.
He had been suffering from different physical complications including diabetes. He was also infected with coronavirus one month ago.
He left behind his wife, a daughter and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
Didar was buried at his family graveyard at Mekhal under Hathazari upazila in the district after several namaz-e-janazas on Thursday night.
He served as president of Chattogram Photojournalist Association and was a member of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ).
Earlier, he worked for different dailies including Daily Jugantor and The Independent.
Bangladesh Pratidin Editor and News24 CEO Naem Nizam, BFUJ Vice-President Reaz Hyder Chowdhury, Chattogram Union of Journalists (CUJ) President Mohammad Ali, General Secretary M Shamsul Islam, Chattogram Press Club President Ali Abbas and General Secretary Chowdhury Farid expressed profound sock at his death.