Md Shah Jalal, A K Azaz, Kazirhat Correspondents
Valiant Freedom Fighter and circulation manager of ‘The Bangladesh Today’ Mohammad Shahidullah, was laid to rest at his village in Char Madhobroy in Kazirhat on Thursday. He used to stay up every night and maintain communication all over Bangladesh. He used to hand over the sacred writings of the newspaper to the readers. In the glory of his sacrifice, he made everyone cry at his home. His life was taken by a fatal disease. Shahidullah breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital at 1:30 pm on Wednesday.
He was buried at the family graveyard at Bidyanandapur village of Kazirhat thana in Mehendiganj upazila under Barishal at 10:30 am on Thursday after Janaza prayers and state guard of honor at Maher Memorial Secondary School ground. He was 70 years old at the time of his death. He has left behind 3 sons, 2 daughters, grandchildren and many admirers.
Publisher and acting editor of ‘The Bangladesh Today’ Jobaer Alam, Managing Editor, News Editor, General Manager, Advertising Manager, and other staff members of the newspaper expressed their condolences to the bereaved family.
Mehendiganj UNO Pijus Chandra Dey, Freedom Fighter Commander Shah Alam, Dhaka Newspaper Representative and Member of Council GM Rafiqul Islam Milon, President of Central Committee of Journalist Coordination Society Supan Roy, President of Journalist Coordination Council Talukder Mohammad Masud, General Secretary Manbir Alam Khan, President of Metropolitan Press Club Kazi Abul Kalam Azad, General Secretary Khalilur Rahman, President of Muladi Reports Unity Moniruzzaman, Senior Vice President AK Ajaz Kalam Khan, General Secretary Robin Bari, President of Bangladesh Today’s Barishal Readers Family Zakir Hossain Talukder and General Secretary Ishaq Ali Mizan prayed for the departed soul of late Mohammad Shahidullah.