Speakers at a reminiscence yesterday recalled the contributions of veteran journalist and freedom fighter Zafar Hayat who died May 11, 2015.
They discussed memorable events of his life as well as his role in advancing journalism in the port city of Chittagong.
Chittagong Online Press Club organized the programme at city’s Rima Community Center this evening.
“ Zafar Hayat was a man of unique personality who never thought of making fortune through journalism” said M Ali Hossain , convener of COPC, who chaired the meeting.
“ He was a good man, an excellent husband, my treasure” Afsan Hayat, spouse of the late journalist said.
Samshad Sattar, member secretary of the club, MK Momin, finance secy, members including Harunor Rashid, Kazi Humayan Kabir, Shahidul Islam Shahid, Md. Alamgir, Aman Ullah Badsha, Shamsul Kabir Lablu, Sheikh Shafi and Master Abul Hossain, Ershad Habib and freedom fighter Golam Kibria among others spoke on the occasion.
Later a special prayer (Doa) was offered for eternal peace of the departed soul.