Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed deep shock at the death of journalist Prafulla Kumar Bhakta.

In a condolence message the prime minister expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for the salvation of the departed soul.

Sheikh Hasian recalled the contribution of Prafulla Kumar Bhakta to the profession of journalism and said the country has lost a dedicated newsman at his death.

BBN/SSR/SI=04Oct10-3:44 pm (BST)