Kamal Lohani is confirmed dead at the age of 85.
Kamal was best known as a Bangladeshi journalist.
Kamal Lohani
কামাল লোহানী
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Lohani in 2018
Director General of Shilpakala Academy
In office
20 April 2009 – 10 April 2011
Preceded byBhuiyan Shafiqul Islam[1]
Succeeded byLiaquat Ali Lucky
Personal details
Born(1934-06-26)26 June 1934
Died20 June 2020(2020-06-20) (aged 85)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Cause of deathCOVID-19
Resting placeSontala Central Graveyard, Sirajganj
Spouse(s)
Dipti Rani
(m. 1960; died 2007)
OccupationJournalist, administrator
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.
Contents
1 Career
2 Personal life
3 Death
4 References
Career
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.
Personal life
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.
Death
Lohani died on 20 June 2020 from COVID-19 related complications.
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