Maniruzzaman Miah, former Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University, passed away at Square Hospital in the capital on Monday. He was 81.
Family sources said, he breathed his last at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital around 11:45am.
Maniruzzaman's brother M Asaduzzaman said, he would be buried at the family graveyard in Banani on Tuesday.
The dead body will be kept at the hospital's mortuary.
BSS adds, a confirmed bachelor, Professor Maniruzzaman Miah was born in 1935 in Mushidabad District of West Bengal, India, and had done his masters in Geography from Rajshahi University. He had obtained his Ph.D from Paris-Sorbonne University, France, later on.