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Noted columnist Syed Abul Maksud passes away

2021-02-23 17:11:53 BdST

2021-10-23 10:42:01 BdST

Published: 2021-02-23 17:11:53 BdST


Live Correspondent: Noted columnist, researcher and writer Syed Abul Maksud has passed away. He was 74. He was pronounced dead after being taken to the Squire Hospitals around 7:15pm, Brac’s Head of Migration Programme Shariful Hasan said.

The journalist was rushed to the hospital after he had suddenly fallen sick. He was suffering from breathing complications in the evening, he said.

Abul Maksud left behind his family members and a host of relatives to mourn his death. The journalist, known for his critical and research works, was born on Oct 23, 1946. 

His essays on literature, society, culture and politics were much appreciated by the readers for his clear view, lucid language and simple style.

His Journal of Germany is a popular travel book. In 1995, he was given Bangla Academy Literary Award for his contributions to Bengali Literature.

Meanwhile, Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury expressed deep shock at the death of renowned columnist Syed Abul Maksud. 

Dhaka, 23 February (campuslive24.com)//AIT


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