Kamal Lohani

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Kamal Lohani
Kamal Lohani
Kamal Lohani

Kamal Lohani (26 June 1934 – 20 June 2020) was a Bangladeshi journalist.[1] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2] He was the director general of Shilpakala Academy from April 2009 until April 2011.[3][4]

Lohani got his first job as a journalist in the Daily Millat in 1955.[5] He joined as a secretary at Chhayanaut in 1962. He formed a left cultural organization – Kranti in 1967.[5]

Lohani died on 20 June 2020 from COVID-19 in Dhaka, aged 85.[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ananta Yusuf (June 19, 2015). "KAMAL LOHANI: A REVOLUTIONARY LIFE". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  2. "Poet Nurul Huda among 15 named for Ekushey Padak 2015". bdnews24.com. 8 February 2015.
  3. "Reception to Kamal Lohani". The Daily Star. 2009-04-20. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  4. "Lucky new DG of Shilpakala". The Daily Star. 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ananta Yusuf (June 19, 2015). "The Song of the Sea". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  6. "Veteran journalist Kamal Lohani passes away". Dhaka Tribune. 2020-06-20. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  7. "কামাল লোহানী আর নেই". Kalerkantho (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-06-20.