Speakers at memorial meeting today paid rich tributes to late journalist Nazrul Islam Renu, saying he was a good soul, reports BSS.
Gunijon Smriti Sangsad arranged the meeting on late journalist and labour leader Nazrul Islam Renu at Jatiya Press Club (JPC) auditorium here with Sangjukta Sramik Federation Executive President Harunor Rashid Bhuiyan in the chair, said a press release.
Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) Joint Secretary General Amiya Ghotok Pulak, Dhaka Union of Journalist (DUJ) General Secretary Sohel Haider Chowdhury, former general secretary Quddus Affrad, JPC Joint Secretary Ilias Khan, Sangjuktta Sramik Federation President Mosaddek Hossain Swapan, General Secretary Moquaddem Hossain, Poet Hasan Hafiz, Abdul Gafur, Shamim Ara, Subal Sarker, Jayed Iqbal Khan, Gunijon Smriti Sangsad leaders Shamsul Alam Zulfikar, Dr Samsul Islam, Kamrul Ahsan and Garib Mukti Andolan and Shamsuzzaman Milon, among others, addressed the meeting.
The speakers said Nazrul was an active member of all labour movement. He played an active role in 69’s mass movement and the Liberation War in 1971, they added.
Nazrul was an honest and dedicated journalist and a politician, they said, adding he will ever be remembered for his outstanding contributions to society.
He survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
Nazrul, a retired senior journalist of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), died of a massive heart attack on July 24 at a hospital in Chittagong at the age of 71.