Muhammad Jahangir, a journalist and executive director of Centre for Development Communication, was put on life support at a hospital in the city on Monday.
He has been suffering from cancer and put on life support at Asgar Ali Hospital in the city, said Tanbirul Islam, assistant general manager of Yunus Centre.
Jahangir is the editor of Monthly BINODAN, a magazine for the adolescent, being published since February 1998.
He also teaches journalism at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). He also works as a part time teacher at University of Development Alternative (UODA).
He Joined The Daily Dainik Bangla as university correspondent in 1970 and was promoted to staff reporter two years later. He later joined the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB).
Jahangir is the former Dhaka Correspondent of Daily 'Aazkal' of Kolkata.
He was also involved with two TV channels.
Jahangir is also a member of Bangla Academy, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, National Press Club, and Rotary Club, among others.