Journalist Lohani’s health condition deteriorates
Live Correspondent: The physical condition of eminent journalist, intellectual and cultural personality Kamal Lohani has deteriorated further. Bonna Lohani, daughter of Kamal Lohani, told journalists that he was admitted to ‘Health and Hope Hospital’ in the city on Wednesday morning as his physical deteriorated.
Now, his condition has worsened further because of his lung and kidney complications, she said. Bonna Lohani said her father was tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Preparations are underway to transfer Kamal Lohani to Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in the city as a COVID-19 patient, she said, adding that his son Sagar Lohani was there to look after him.
Holding important positions, Kamal Lohani worked in many newspapers, including the daily Azad, the Sangbad, the Purbodesh and the Dainik Barta.
He was also the president of Dhaka Union of Journalists. He served as the director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy twice. Kamal Lohani was the president of Udichi Shilpigoshthi and the editor of Chhayanaut for four years.
He is an advisor to Udichi Shilpigoshthi, Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee and Sammilita Sangskritik Jot
Dhaka, June-19 (campuslive24.com)//ait