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Anup Bhattacharya passes away

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Published: 14:09, 7 May 2021  
Anup Bhattacharya passes away

Composer, Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste and Bir Muktijoddha Anup Bhattacharya passed away at a city hospital on Thursday evening.

He was 77 years old, and was suffering from various old age ailments, including diabetes.

Anup, also a founder member of the Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha, left behind his two daughters and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.

His body has been kept at the mortuary of BIRDEM hospital while his last rites will take place in the city on Friday.

Born in Zakiganj, Sylhet in 1944, Anup Bhattacharya’s voice is present in ever-present liberation songs including “Teer Hara Ei Dheu-er Sagor”, “Rokto Diye Naam Likhhechhi”, “Purbo Digonte Surjo Utheche” and “Nongor Tolo Tolo”.