Language hero Osman Gani dies
He breathed his last around 9:30 pm while undergoing treatment at BIRDEM hospital. Osman Gani, establishing president of Chapainawabganj Diabetic Association, was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago as he was suffering from old-age complications.
The distinguished lawyer left behind his wife, four sons, three daughters and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
Osman Gani, then a student of Dhaka University, took part in the 1952 Language Movement in Dhaka as a member of the committee convened by Language Movement veteran Abdul Matin.
His namaj-e-janaja will be held at Rehaichar Idgah in the district town after Johr Prayer on Sunday. Later, he will be laid to rest at the Idgah graveyard.