Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Saturday expressed deep shock at the death of Obaidul Gani Chandan, a noted journalists and rhymester of the country.
Chandan who had lastly been working for the daily Manabkantha as a feature editor, died of cardiac arrest today (Saturday) in a local hospital at the age of 40.
Inu, in his condolence message, said the nation has lost an exceptional talent in creative literature and culture at a very early age. The country will ever remember Chandan through his undying verses of rhythmic expression that won the hearts of millions, he said.
His devoted journalism in print and electronic media will also remain as an inspiration for young journalists, the minister added.
Inu prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed his deepest condolence for Chandan’s family members and friends.
In a separate message, Information Secretary Martuza Ahmed also expressed deep shock at the early demise of the noted rhymester and journalist Chandan.
The Information Secretary offered prayers for peace of the departed soul and expressed his heartfelt condolences for Chandan’s family and friends.