19 May 2022, 17:01

Condolences pour in for Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury

DHAKA, May 19, 2022 (BSS) - Tributes and condolences continue to pour in for 
veteran journalist, columnist, poet and writer Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, who 
passed away in the early hours of today at the age of 88 at a hospital in 

Immediately after his demise, people from all walks of life as well as 
different political parties and leaders expressed their shock and conveyed 

A number of cabinet members expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of 

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Textiles and Jute 
Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Liberation 
War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Environment, Forest and Climate 
Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin, Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed, 
Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder, Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM 
Rezaul Karim, State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid, State Minister 
for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali, State Minister for Shipping 
Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, State Minister for Information and Communication 
Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for Labour and Employment 
Begum Monnujan Sufian, State Minister for Social Welfare Md Ashraf Ali Khan, 
Primary and Mass Education State Minister Md Zakir Hossain mourned his death 
in separate condolence messages.

Besides, Awami League Advisory Council Member and 14-Party's alliance 
spokesman Amir Hossain Amu also condoled the death of Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury.