DU VC mourns death of Rizia Rahman
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today expressed deep shock at the death of renowned novelist and Ekushey Padak winning writer Rizia Rahman.
In a condolence message, he said, “Rizia Rahman started her literary works including novel, short story, poem, essay and children friction since 6os. She received many prestigious awards for her contribution to our literature. She will be remembered for her literary works in the days to come. I am very shocked at her death.”
Prof Akhtaruzzaman prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Rizia Rahman and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Rizia Rahman breathed her last at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospitals on Friday at the age of 80.