President mourns death of poet Belal Chaudhury


DHAKA, April 24, 2018 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today expressed profound shock and grief at the death of renowned poet, essayist and journalist Belal Chaudhury.

In a condolence message, the President conveyed his profound sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.

Ekushey Padak winner poet Belal Chaudhury breathed his last this noon while undergoing treatment at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in the city. He was 79.

Belal Chaudhury is survived by two sons, a daughter and a host of relatives, admirers and well-wishers.

The poet was admitted to Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in Dhanmondi on August 27.