PV Desk : Language Movement hero National Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam has died Wednesday (May 9).
He was 91.
He breathed his last at his residence in Bashundhara Residential Area of Dhaka, around 9:30pm.
Cultural Affairs Ministry confirmed the news to media.
Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam, also a litterateur, received the Ekushey Padak in 1981 and Swadhinata Padak in 2010. In 2011, he was honoured as a national professor of Bangladesh.
Born in Bogura on May 1, 1927, the scholar led the Bangla department of the Jahangirnagar University (JU) and taught at the Rajshahi University (RU) too.