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Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury dies at 88

| Updated: May 20, 2022 09:08:09

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury dies at 88

Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, a journalist and columnist best known for writing the lyrics to ‘Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano’ – a tribute to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement, died at the age of 88.

He passed away at a hospital in London on Thursday morning, confirmed Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem, reports bdnew24.com.

 “Gaffar Chowdhury had been in hospital for the past few days,” she said. “His daughter told me that he died at 7:00am this morning. We are deeply saddened at the loss.”

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