Distinguished journalist, columnist and poet Shamsul Alam Bhuiyan, extra generally referred to as Shamsul Alam Belal, has handed away in Dhaka. He was 63.
He was admitted to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital on 5 February because of respiratory issues. He suffered a cardiac arrest within the early hours of at this time (7 February) and couldn’t be revived.
He’s survived by his spouse and two daughters, a bunch of family members, associates and well-wishers.
His namaz-e-janaza was held on the Nationwide Press Membership in Dhaka at 11.30am on Monday, following which he’s being taken to his ancestral house at Ludiara village, Chouddagram, Cumilla for burial.
Born in Ludiara, Belal was a profession journalist. He joined Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) in 1981 and retired in 2020.
He had a Bachelor of Arts centered in Economics, Political Science and Social Welfare from Notre Dame School in Dhaka.
Belal additionally labored because the Dhaka-based correspondent of 12 worldwide media shops and an everyday columnist for a number of main English newspapers in Bangladesh. He was additionally a founding member of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU) and Financial Reporters’ Discussion board (ERF).
Previous to becoming a member of BSS, Belal labored as an assistant movie director and likewise acted on stage. He was an avid follower and practitioner of Bengali and Indian classical music and likewise a singer (Bangla, Urdu and Hindi) on stage.
He was additionally a printed creator; his revealed works embrace “The Silver Line in My Reminiscence,” “United States, Russia, China, Israel, India and the Muslim World,” “Bangladesh: From Historical Age To Trendy Period,” “Jatir Pitar Somadhite O Onyanyo Kobita,” and “South Asia: Yesterday, At this time, Tomorrow.”
His household urges everybody to wish for his departed soul.