Update December 15, 2015

Dhaka 2-53 pm, 27-October, 2020

Journalist Hasmat Ara dies

Sumel Sarker


Journalist Hasmat Ara dies

15 December 2015, Nirapad News: Journalist Hasmat Ara died of cardiac arrest at her residence in the city’s Laxmibazar area early Tuesday. She was 70.

She breathed her last around 4:00am.

Namaj-e-janaja of Journalist Hasmat Ara will be held at the National Press Club after Zohr prayers, says a press release from the club.

Later she will be buried in the capital’s Jurain graveyard.

She left behind a host of admirers to mourn her death.

Born at Rokonpur in the capital on February 1, 1945, Hasmat Ara was executive member of National Press Club.

She started her journalism career with Dainik Desh in 1979.

Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman and Kamrul Islam Chowdhury, president and general secretary of the National Press Club, expressed deep shock at the death of Hasmat Ara and also conveyed their sympathy to the bereaved family members.

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