He will be buried at the Jurain graveyard in the capital on Wednesday morning.
Abul Kalam Azad left behind father, wife, two children and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
One of his son studies in class X and another in class II.
Abul Kalam Azad had been working in Prothom Alo since 2010.
Prothom Alo family is deeply shocked at the sudden demise of Abul Kalam Azad.