DU Bangla Dept Prof Ahmed Kabir passes away

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DHAKA, Jan 03, 2020 (BSS) – Dr Ahmed Kabir, a retired Professor of Bangla Department of Dhaka University, has passed away at the age of 76.

He breathed his last today around 6:50pm at capital’s Labaid Hospital after suffering from cancer for a long, Chairman of Bangla department Dr. Syed Azizul Haque told BSS.

His first Namaz-e-Janaza will be held in the university’s Fuller road area around 11:30pm today, he added.

The professor will be taken to the university’s Aparajaeo Bangla premises tomorrow morning around 7:30 am to let his well-wishers pay tribute to him, said Azizul.

Later, he will be taken to his hometown Chattogram where he will be laid to eternal rest after his second Namaz-e-Janaza.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, friends and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.

All of his three daughters are teachers of different departments of Dhaka University.

Meanwhile, Dhaka University (DU) Vice Chancellor Dr Akhtaruzzaman, in a condolence message, expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of him.