He actively participated in the 1952 language movement and was a organiser of the Liberation War in 1971
Syed Afroz Bakht, a prominent language movement veteran and a senior lawyer of Habiganj court, passed away due to various illness and old age complications.
He breathed his last at around 1:40pm on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 85.
Syed suddenly fell ill at his chamber in Habiganj and died on the way to a hospital in Sylhet, confirmed Adv Ruhul Hasan Sharif, general secretary of Habiganj Lawyers Association.
Syed’s first Namaz-e-Janaza was held at the Habiganj Court premises Wednesday evening around 7pm.
Syed Afroz Bakht was born in Karcha village of Baniachang upazila of the district on March 31 of 1935.
His father, Syed Khurshed Ali was a renowned teacher of the area.
He actively participated in the 1952 language movement and was an organiser of the Liberation War in 1971.