23 April 2008

Al Fatihah - Rustam A Sani

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As reported by Nuraina A Samad here ...

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Academician, scholar and political activist Rustam A Sani passed away suddenly at about 2.30 a.m. at his home in Gombak this morning. He was 63.

He is survived by his wife, Rohani, his children - Azrani and Ariani - and grandaughter, Arissa.

He will be buried at the Taman Ibukota Muslim Cemetery in Gombak after Zuhur prayers.

Rustam was a newspaper columnist and a poet. He was also involved in a multitude of political, social and literary activities.
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My deepest condolences to the family. Al-Fatihah.