Prof Dr Shahidul Islam Nuri, chairman of Dawah’ and Islamic Studies department of Islamic University in Kushtia, passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 53.
He breathed his last at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka at about 6.20 am, says an IU press release.
Prof Nuri left behind his wife, one son, daughter and a host of relatives. He will be buried at his family graveyard in Vully village under Thakurgaon district today (Monday) morning.
IU vice chancellor Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid, pro-vice chancellor Prof Dr M Shahinoor Rahman, treasurer Prof Dr M Selim Toha and IU Teachers Association president Mizanoor Rahman expressed deep shock at the death of Dr Nuri.