Journalist Shahidul Islam dies

Published : 22 Feb 2024 10:35 PM

Senior journalist and Dhaka Re­porters Unity (DRU) member Shahidul Islam has passed away. He was 65.

He breathed his last at 2:00 am on Thursday at a hospital in Jashore. He had been staying at his village home in Jhenaidah district over the several years due to physical illness.

Shahidul, also a leader of Central Chhatra Sangram Parishad at Dhaka University in the 1980s, worked at different national dailies in the country. 

He last worked as a special correspondent and chief reporter at the Daily New Nation.