Educationist passes away

Eminent educationist and former principal of Haraganga Government College died on August 10 at Lab Aid Hospital in Dhaka. He had been undergoing treatment there with cancer complications.

His dead body was brought here in the afternoon and people from all strata of life thronged on the premises of district Shilpakala Academy to pay him last tribute. President and secretary of all the socio-cultural organisations paid respect to him by placing floral wreaths on his body. Deputy Commissioner Md. Mossaraf Hossain and Police Super Shafiqul Islam also came to pay tribute to him. His body was sent to Haraganga College compound where students, teachers led by Principal Prabir Kumar Ganguly gave him floral tribute. After that his body was brought to his house near Kali Bari Mandir where the president and the secretary of the Mandir paid last tribute to him.

He had been associated with scores of socio-cultural organisations since his retirement from the government service. Segufta Yasmin Emily MP, M Idris Ali MP and Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh MP sent letters of condolence to the bereaved family. Former Information Minister and BNP Standing Committee member M. Shamsul Islam MP also sent condolence message. The late principal left behind his wife, two sons and a host of well- wishers to mourn his death.