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Freedom Fighter Harun-ur-Rashid passes away

  • Published at 04:00 pm April 4th, 2021
Freedom Fighter Harun-ur-Rashid
Freedom Fighter Harun-ur-Rashid Collected

During the 1971 Liberation War, he worked as a war correspondent at Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra

Freedom Fighter Harun-ur-Rashid, former Chief Information Officer (PIO), has died at a Dhaka hospital after contracting Covid-19. He was 77.

Before independence, Harun worked as a journalist at Dainik Azad and Dainik Samaj etc. During the 1971 Liberation War, he worked as a war correspondent at Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra. 

After independence, Harun, the eldest son of playwright M Golam Rahman, joined the Ministry of Information.

He left behind three sons and a host of relatives to mourn his death. 

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