Kamal Lohani (26 June 1934 – 20 June 2020) was a Bangladeshi journalist. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2015 by the Government of Bangladesh. He served as the director general of Shilpakala Academy from April 2009 until April 2011.
2 Personal life
Lohani got his first job as a journalist in the Daily Millat in 1955. He joined as a secretary at Chhayanaut, a cultural organization, in 1962. He formed a left cultural organization – Kranti in 1967.
Lohani in 1960
In 1960, Lohani married Syeda Dipti Rani (d. 2007). She was his fellow political party member. Together they had two daughters and a son.
Lohani died on 20 June 2020 from COVID-19 related complications.
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