He was the founding chair of the Department of Sociology, Lalmatia Mohila College
Prof Md Monirul Islam, an academician, researcher and sociologist, passed away on August 7.
The 70-year-old had a heart attack and subsequently was taking treatment at National Heart Foundation Hospital.
Prof Islam was the founding chair (retd) of the Department of Sociology, Lalmatia Mohila College.
In addition to being involved in a number of significant research projects, he was the author of many books on sociology.
In a career spanning 40 years, he also worked with Padakhep Manabik Unnayan Kendra as an environment sociologist.
Prof Islam was buried in his own village, Chanchkoir, Natore.
He left behind his two daughters and a host of relatives and well-wishers.