Senior Correspondent: Senior journalist Mahfuz Ullah is still alive, but in a very critical condition, said his daughter Nusrat Humaira Meghla.
She said, “His (Mahfu Ullah) condition deteriorated last night and doctors stopped giving him medicines.”
Claiming death news published by media as rumours, Meghla said, “I'm by his side. We're now waiting for his peaceful departure.”
Earlier different media quoting some sources published reports that Mahfuz Ullah had passed away at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand.
Mahfuz Ullah had been suffering from various ailments. He was flown to Thailand on April 10 for advanced treatment.
Born in Noakhali in 1950, Mahfuz Ullah obtained MA degrees in physics and journalism from Dhaka University. He got involved in journalism when he was a student and had been associated with popular weekly 'Bichitra' since its inception in 1972.
risingbd/Dhaka/April 21, 2019/Reza/AKA