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POST TIME: 22 July, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Sports journalist Ajoy Barua cremated
BSS, DHAKA

Sports journalist Ajoy Barua cremated

Country’s Sports fraternity on Sunday paid homage to eminent sports journalist Ajoy Barua who died in London on July 12 while covering the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Family sources said he was hospitalised with cold related complications.He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

Barua’s body was brought to Bangladesh on Sunday after which it was taken to National Press Club. Thereafter his body was taken to Dainik Sangbad, his workplace where had worked from 1974 until his death.

The eminent journalists body was then taken to Bangabandhu National Stadium, his daily workplace where different sports associations, eminent sport personalities paid their last respect to him.