Mohammad Yusuf Kalu, a Language Movement veteran, freedom fighter and journalist, died at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital in Barishal on Monday, aged 90.
He left behind his wife, a son, and a host of relatives and well-wishers.
Born on January 18, 1931, Yusuf joined the Language Movement while studying at Barisal Brojomohon Institution.
In 1971, he joined the Liberation War under sector-9, said Putul Chandra Ghosh, a freedom fighter.
Yusuf was buried at Kanudaskathi Miyabari in Rajapur, Jhalakathi following state honour and namaz-e-janaza yesterday.