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12:54 AM, May 19, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:22 AM, May 20, 2015

Journalist Hasanuzzaman passes away

Hasanuzzaman Khan, former managing editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital in the capital yesterday. He was 90.

Khan left behind his wife, a daughter, and two sons.

His body will be kept at Jatiya Press Club after Zohr prayers today, says a press release. After a namaj-e-janaza, he will be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard.

Khan was born in Keraniganj of Dhaka on September 5, 1926. In his 60-year journalism career, he worked in Azad, Swadhinata, Pakistan Observer, New Nation, Bangladesh Today, and Financial Express newspapers. He received the Ekushey Padak for journalism.

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