Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman condoled the death of Ekushey Padak winner and former Professor of DU Political Science Department Dr Burhanuddin Khan Jahangir.
In a condolence message, on Monday, Professor Akhtaruzzaman expressed his profound shock at death of eminent educationist, intellectual, litterateur and art-critic Professor Burhanuddin. He said, Dr Khan was a renowned and dedicated professor of DU. He will be remembered for his outstanding contribution to education, art and literature, DU VC added.
Professor Akhtaruzzaman prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Dr Jahangir and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family members of the deceased.
It may be mentioned here that Professor Burhanuddin (84) died on Monday at his Gulshan residence in the city. He was suffering from various old-age complications.