Language hero Osman Gani passes away | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:09 AM, March 18, 2019

Language hero Osman Gani passes away

Advocate Osman Gani, a Language Movement veteran, died at a hospital in Dhaka on Saturday night. He was 89.

He breathed his last at 9:50pm at BIRDEM hospital. He was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago as he was suffering from old-age complications.

He left behind his wife, four sons and three daughters.

Osman Gani, then a student of Dhaka University, took part in the 1952 Language Movement in Dhaka as a member of the committee convened by Language Movement veteran Abdul Matin.

With the help of locals, he founded many educational institutes and organisations.

After his namaj-e-janaja at Rehaichar eidgah in town yesterday, he was laid to rest at the Rehaichar graveyard.

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