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Journalist Bazlur Rahman dead


Dhaka : Bazlur Rahman, former editor of the daily Sangbad and a freedom fighter, has died following a massive heart attack.

He was 67.

Rahman’s wife Matia Chowdhury is a former minister and Awami League presidium member.

Rahman started his career as a reporter with the Sangbad in 1961. He also had a brief stint with the daily Ittefaq, The Daily Star newspaper said Wednesday.

He was once actively involved in politics as a member of the Communist Party of Bangladesh and of the National Awami Party (Mozaffar).