Photojournalist Ataur Rahman Babu dies


Staff Reporter:

Senior photojournalist Ataur Rahman Babu passed away at a city hospital on Sunday. He was 61.

He breathed his last at Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 4pm after suffering from asthma, said a Jatiya Press Club release.

Babu left behind wife, two sons and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.

He was buried at a local graveyard at Delpara village in Fatulla of Narayanganj after Esha prayers on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Jatiya Press Club President Saiful Alam and acting General Secretary Shahed Chowdhury expressed deep shock at the death of the photojournalist and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Babu worked for the Financial Express as a senior photojournalist and was a permanent member of the Jatiya Press Club.unb


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