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Chhatrashibir mourns death of eminent journalist Mr. Abdus Shahid

Bangladesh Islami Chhatrashibir has expressed deep grief over the demise of eminent journalist Mr. Abdus Shahid

In a joint condolence message, Chhatrashibir Central President Md Sirajul Islam and Secretary General Salahuddin Ayubi said Mr Abdus Shahid died of corona related causes at 11:30 am on August 23 at Sheikh Rasel Gastro-liver Institute and Hospital in the capital. Innalillahi wa innailaihi rajioon. He was 63 years old at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife and son, as well as numerous relatives, admirers and well-wishers. He was a senior member of the Dhaka Reporters Unity, former president of the Dhaka Journalists Union, and joint chief news editor of NTV. He has struggled to establish the truth all his life. His contribution to defending the rights of journalists, protesting against oppression, independent expression and objective news coverage in Bangladesh will be deeply remembered. We are deeply saddened by his death.

We extend our deepest condolences to his bereaved family and ask Allah for forgiveness of the soul of the deceased. May Allah Subhanahu wa ta'ala grant him Paradise.

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