'Kali o Kalam' Editor Abul Hasnat Passes Away

Abul Hasnat, a renowned journalist, former vice-president of Chhayanaut, director of Bengal Publications and editor of the monthly Kali o Kalam magazine, died at the age of 75 in a city hospital on Sunday morning.

He was suffering from old age complications and was taken to Anwar Khan Modern Medical College Hospital in the morning, where he was pronounced dead at 8:05 a.m.

"With a heavy heart, we announce that our Hasnat sir died this morning," said Golam Sarwar Farouqui, Manager of Operations at Bengal Boi, to UNB.

His body will be taken to Bengal Shilpalay, Dhanmondi, in the capital, from 1 to 2 pm. The mortal remains will be taken from there to Chhayanaut.

"He will be laid to rest at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur after his Namaz-e-Janaza at the Baytul Aman Jam-e-Masjid after the Asr prayer," Farouqui said.

Chhayanaut authorities and board members, including its president Sanjida Khatun, mourned Hasnat's death.

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