Samarendra Kumar Roy, father of The Daily Star's Deputy Sports Editor Bishwajit Kumar Roy, died of old age yesterday. He was 78.
He left behind his wife, two daughters and three sons.
He was born in Baradi of Sonargaon upazila in Narayanganj in 1941 and served as a district registrar till retirement.
His last rites were performed at Bordeshwari Kali Mandir in the capital.