|Published : 17 Oct 2016, 14:08:54|
Leftist politician Ajoy Roy passes away
Ajoy Roy, veteran leftist politician and president of Sammilita Samajik Andolon (SSA), on Monday passed away at a city hospital after prolong illness.
Roy, also a coordinator of a platform against communalism and militancy, was 89.
He breathed his last at capital's BIRDEM Hospital at about 5:30 am.
Ajoy Roy had been suffering from multiple diseases including pneumonia, kidney and heart problems since long, family sources said.
He left wife Joyonti Roy, two daughters, a son, host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death.
The family source said his body has been kept at BIRDEM mortuary as the funeral ceremony will be held after the return of his sons and daughter respectively from the USA and Germany.
On Wednesday, the body of Roy will be brought at Central Shaheed Minar premises so that mass people can pay their tribute to him, according to a news agency report.