Renowned academic Professor Ajoy Roy, also father of slain blogger Avijit Roy, has passed away.
He breathed his last on Monday while undergoing treatment at BIRDEM hospital in the capital.
He was 85.
Ajoy Roy, a former professor of Dhaka University, was admitted to the hospital on November 25 with fever and respiratory illness.
Later on the November 27, he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital as his health condition deteriorated on that day.