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Folk singer Fakir Alamgir dies of Covid-19
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Folk singer Fakir Alamgir dies of Covid-19

Folk singer Fakir Alamgir, who emerged as a noted Gono Sangeet (songs that depicts the lives of the masses) singer for his outstanding contributions to inspiring the people to join the country’s 1971 Liberation War, passed away on Friday night, reports BSS. He breathed his last around 10:56 pm while undergoing treatment at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Covid unit of the United Hospital in the capital city, according Alamgir’s family sources. He was 71. The prominent singer suffered a cardiac arrest around 10:00pm at the Covid unit of the hospital where he was undergoing treatment for coronavirus complications. Covid unit in-charge physician Amina Sultana declared him dead at 10:56pm. He is survived by his wife and three sons. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed profou...