MYMENSINGH, March 31 (BSS) - The qulkhwani of veteran journalist Habibur Rahman Sheikh was held on the premises of The Daily Jahan office at Mashkanda here on Friday evening.
On the occasion, a doa and milad mahfil was held where journalists, political leaders, academicians and his colleagues attended.
Lawmaker principal Motiur Rahman, vice-chancellor of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) Prof Dr Rafiqul Hoque and ex-BNP lawmaker Delwar Hossain Khan Dulu, among others,
attended the doa mahfil.
Habibur Rahman, also a senior member of Mymensingh Press Club, was the editor of Dainik Jahan and a pioneer of local newspapers in Mymensingh region.
He was also the editor of The Daily Banglar Darpon and The Daily Economic Post and the periodical Chandrakash. He was also attached with different socio economic and cultural organisations.
He died of cancer at Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital on March 26 at the age of 67.