DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (Dec 9) expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of renowned academic and veteran freedom fighter Professor Ajoy Roy.
She prayed for his eternal salvation and expressed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Ajoy Roy, a retired Dhaka University professor and father of slain writer and blogger Avijit Roy, passed away at BIRDEM Hospital in the city on Monday at the age of 85.
As a founder of Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee, Ajoy Roy played a key role in the movement for trial of war criminals.
BDST: 1933 HRS, DEC 09, 2019