Eminent historian Prof Ratan Lal Chakraborty passes away – National – observerbd.com

Published : Tuesday, 1 December, 2020 at 9:28 PM
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Eminent historian Prof Ratan Lal Chakraborty passes away

Eminent historian and researcher Dr Ratan Lal Chakraborty passed away on Tuesday. He was 71.

Prof Ratan Lal, a retired professor of History department of Dhaka University, breathed his last at Popular Medical College Hospital in the city around 1:40am.

On November 7, Prof Ratan Lal was admitted to the hospital with various health complications and then he was tested positive for Covid-19, said family sources.

Prof Ratan Lal was cremated at Postagola Mahashashan in the capital.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and a host of well wishers.

In a condolence message, Dhaka University (DU) Vice Chancellor Dr Akhtaruzzaman expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of the prominent historian.



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